Cassia Siamea, Cassia Florida (Yellow) - Plant

It is a medium-size, evergreen tree growing up to 18 m with beautiful yellow flowers.
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About Cassia Siamea

Senna siamea, also known as Siamese cassia, kassod tree, cassod tree and Cassia tree, is a legume in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is native to South and Southeast Asia, although its exact origin is unknown.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name golden shower tree
Maximum Reachable Height 30.00 to 50.00 feet
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time April to September
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Seeds will germinate more readily if soaked in water for 24 hours or scarified mechanically or in boiling water. Sow shallowly in February or march.

Cassia Siamea care

Popcorn Cassia likes a position of full sun / partial sun and remember to water often. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Popcorn Cassia needs a potting mix soil with a ph of 6.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil). Popcorn Cassia is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 24-36C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Cassia Siamea special feature

Ornamental. Shade tree. Formerly planted in some populated areas as a street tree, but this use has waned as planners have shifted to using Cassia x nealiae for this purpose because this hybrid does not drop as many leaves at flowering time and does not produce any seed pods.

Cassia Siamea uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • This plant has medicinal value and it contains a compound named Barakol
  • The leaves, tender pods and seeds are edible,

Culinary Use:

  • The leaves of Cassia Siamea have been used in Thai and Burmese cooking for generations

Frequently Asked Questions

How to plant Cassia tree?

To grow cassia plant consider the following points Soak the seed in water for at least 24 hours. 1. To grow the plant in a pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in the current pot, plant it in the field. If you are planting purchased plants directly in ground follow the below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in the center and fill the pit with the same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(April-May).

How to plant Cassia tora seed?

To grow plant through seed consider the following points Soak the seed in water for at least 24 hours. 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a week. Note - For further details check the product description on nursurylive.com.

What is Cassia tree?

Cassia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family. A genus of small to medium-sized trees in which the leaves are pinnate. The flowers are slightly zygomorphic and showy.

How to plant Cassia fistula?

To grow cassia plant consider the following points Soak the seed in water for at least 24 hours. 1. To grow the plant in a pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in the current pot, plant it in the field. If you are planting purchased plants directly in ground follow the below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(April-May).

How tall do Cassia plants get?

Cassia plant is a medium-sized tree, growing to 10–20 m (33–66 ft) tall with fast growth.

How to care for Cassia plant?

1. Sunlight- at list 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(April-May).

How to plant Cassia fistula seeds?

To grow cassia plant consider the following points Soak the seed in water for at least 24 hours. 1. To grow the plant in a pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in the current pot, plant it in the field.

When do you plant Cassia?

You can plant Cassia in the rainy and summer season.



Reviews

Friday, 24 July 2020

This plant is exactly what I wanted.

Srinivasa Murthy B

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks

Jayshwani Arya

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

Divya
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