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Senna siamea Kassod tree   Fabaceae

Senna siamea,  Kassod tree


Senna siamea,  Kassod tree

This open-branched tree grows rapidly to around 25 ft (8 m) high with a spread of around 20 ft (6 m).
It has felty leaf stalks and up to 12 pairs of oval leaflets.
The yellow flowers are in dense heads.
It comes from Indonesia and the Malay Peninsula.
Flowering colors: Yellow
Cultivation: Most species thrive in light, well-drained soil with full sun and shelter from wind. Prune plants lightly after flowering to maintain dense foliage.
Propagate from seed (first soaked in warm water for 24 hours) or from cuttings.