Apple Blossom Tree
Cassia javanica is a is a fast growing, deciduous / semi-deciduous tree which flowers in spring and sheds its leaves in the winter months. It has a straight trunk that reaches heights of 25 - 40m. The leaves are paripinnate with 12 pairs of elliptical leaves.
The flowers range in colour from pale pink to crimson with yellow coloured stamens and are found in open clusters. The ground under the tree is covered with a beautiful carpet of pink towards the end of the flowering season.
Cassia javanica tree requires full sun to flower. They are tolerant of most soils types. Water regularly until the roots are fully established.
Cassia javanica is used for borders, ornamental landscaping and as avenue plants.