Cassia Fistula Yellow: 3.0 – 3.5 m Ht, 2” dia
Cassia fistula is the most widely known Cassia. This leguminous tree is native to the Indian subcontinent. The tree is known by many common names; the most popular ones are Golden Shower, Pudding Pipe, and Indian Laburnum. This will grow up to 10 m tall, looks magnificent when in full bloom.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Provide cassia with a full six hours or more of daily sunlight. Plants remain evergreen in sunny locations where temperatures remain above freezing.
Soil: Cassia tolerates and grows well in most moderate-quality garden soil.
Water: Water garden cassia approximately once a week with 1 to 2 inches of water. Do this for the first year after planting.
Fertilizer: Apply a general, well-balanced fertilizer annually
Temperature: Hardiness 35-40 degrees F. Extensive frost or subfreezing temperatures cause full leaf defoliation.
Pruning: Trim out dead branches or leaves at any time during the growing season.