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Cassia fistula

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Cassia
                        Specie: Cassia fistula

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Gray bark; 3 to 8 pairs of leaflets; yellow flowers in large pendulous racemes in summer; round dark brown seed pods

Uses: Tropical gardens Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 10-12

Description: Native to tropical Asia, this popular deciduous to semi-evergreen tree grows to 60 ft (18 m), although it is usually far less in gardens. It has smooth gray bark and often irregular branching. The pinnate leaves consist of leaflets in 3 to 8 pairs. The ma

Growth Habit: Branching spreading habit

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