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  • Sesbania grandiflora - Scarlet Wisteria Tree

A small tree with pinnate leaves and white or red, beak-like flowers, originally probably nativeto Indonesia but widely cultivated as an ornamental and for its edible flowers that are popular in Asia as a vegetable.

Also known as the hummingbird tree, it is a fast-growing tree, leaves are regular and rounded and the flowers white and red in color according to its species. The fruits look like flat, long and thin green beans. The tree thrives under full exposure to sunshine and is extremely frost sensitive.

It is a small soft wooded tree up to 3–8 m, leaves 15–30 cm long; leaflets 10–20 pairs or more and an odd one. Oblong, 1.5–3.5 cm long variety red, 7.5–10 cm long in lax, 2–4 flower racemes, calyx campanulate, shallowly 2-lipped. Pods slender, falcate or straight, 30–45 cm long.

Indigenous from Malaysia to North Australia; cultivated in many parts of India. It has a large number of traditional uses. It grows where there is good soil and hot, humid temperature.

Come in packs of 25 fresh seeds

Full germination and growing instructions included.

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Sesbania grandiflora - Scarlet Wisteria Tree

  • Product Code: Sesbania grandiflora - Scarlet Wisteria Tree
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Tags: Sesbania, grandiflora, Scarlet, Wisteria, Tree