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Cassia leptophylla

Gold Medallion Tree

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cassia leptophylla
Principal Common Name Gold Medallion Tree
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Cassia leptophylla is a small flowering tree with large deep yellow to gold 6-8" long flower spikes.
General Comments It is important to prune this tree to one main trunk when young or it can become sprawling with age.
Origin
Nativity Southeastern Brazil
Height Range 20 - 25 FT
Spread Range 25 - 30 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 15 : 16 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Fern-like
Form Small Tree
Flower Color Deep Purple : Golden Yellow
Flower Time July : Aug
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower

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