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Bocconia arborea

Classification

Order: Papaverales
   Family: Papaveraceae
            Genus: Bocconia
                        Specie: Bocconia arborea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20-25 ft (6-8 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Divided leaves; racemes of flowers in summer

Uses: Tropical gardens Containers

Zones: 10-12

Description: Found in Central America, this tree is 20?25?ft (6?8?m) tall. Its leaves are deeply cut and divided, some 18?in (45?cm) long by 12?in (30?cm) wide, toothed, and often downy on their undersides. The floral racemes, opening in summer, are up to 8?in (20?cm)

Growth Habit: Multi-trunked

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