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Cassia (Manna Tree)

Cassia or Senna is a broad genus with some outstanding, usually erect growing woody shrubs or medium-sized trees, which are all suited as container plants. They usually have trifoliate to pinnate leaves and numerous yellow to orange-yellow and pink flowers throughout summer. Several Cassia species are used as medicinal or culinary plants. They are easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in full sun. Keep plants cooler at a minimum of some 10°C in winter, keep soil drier. Some Cassia may shed most leaves and will go semi-dormant in winter. Plants which have become to large may be cut back easily in spring before new growth. Pots or small containers of 10 to 20 liters shall be sufficient for all species.
Sow flat at a minimum of some 20°C in any leafy-sandy, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Seeds will germinate in some 2 weeks to 3 months.
20 seeds per package unless otherwise specified.
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Cassia fistula (Manna Tree)

Cassia fistula (Manna Tree)

5 (9)m, Manna Tree is a large shrub to medium sized tree with a straight trunk and spreading branches with broadly feathered leaves. It makes ornamental hanging bright yellow flower spikes and is most impressing when flowering. The dried, dark brown to almost black, up to 70cm long, narrow seedpods contain numerous compartments with a blackish pulp, which is used to make juices and as a cooking ingredient just like Tamarind pulp (Tamarindus indica). Please note that larger amounts have laxative properties. USDA Climate Zone 10.
10 seeds per package.

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