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Caesalpinia spinosa

Caesalpinia spinosa   

Caesalpinia spinosa




Common name: Poinciana spinosa, Caesalpinia tinctoria, Spiny Holdback, Tara.
Height: 3-5m
Growing: medium
Foliage: evergreen
Flowers / Fruits: conspicuous yellowish orange flowers, followed by Reddish orange seed pods.
Site: full sun to partial shade
Soil: acidic to slightly alkaline
Irrigation: regular
Hardiness: not hardy


Long description: Caesalpinia spinosa, also known as Caesalpinia tinctoria has been named after the Italian botanic Andrea Caesalpini (1524-1603). Caesalpinia bares conspicuous yellowish orange flowers in erect spikes of about 15-20 cm long. The flowers are followed by Reddish orange seed pods. The leafs and trunk are filled with razersharp spines.








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