Cassia Fistula - Golden Shower

Weight:- 1500 g

Amaltas

Family

Fabaceae

Origin

Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia

Description

Cassia Fistula is commonly known as Golden Shower / Amaltash. The golden shower tree is a medium-sized tree, growing to 10-20 m tall with fast growth. The leaves are deciduous, 15-60 cm long, and pinnate with three to eight pairs of leaflets, each leaflet 7-21 cm long and 4-9 cm broad. The flowers are five yellow petals of equal size and shape. The fruit is a legume, 30-60 cm long and 1.5-2.5 cm broad, with a pungent odor and containing several seeds.

Environment

Cassia Fistula tree requires full sun to flower. They are tolerant of most soils types. Water regularly until the roots are fully established.

Landscape Uses

It is used for borders, ornamental landscaping and as avenue plants.

Caution

Cassia Fistula is used as an ornamental to beautify streets, avenues, parks, and gardens.