How to grow Cassia fistula

Cassia fistula growing tree of the genus Cassia also known as Golden shower tree, Cassia fistula perennial deciduous plant and used mostly as ornamental plant but sometime use for the edible pods, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Cassia fistula flower

Flower color yellow and grow in a weeping group can be dozen flower in group, the flowers fragrant attracted pollinators

Fruit are connected to the seeds, the fruit grow in pods, color of the pod is brown, the size of pod 30-70 cm, amount of fruit in each pod can be 10-30

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Requirements for Cassia fistula growing and care:

Cool winter better for the bloom

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Spring / Summer

How to prune:
Open the growth of the branches

Size of the plant?
6-12m, 20-40 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers that grow in

Pollination is done by:
Bees and more

Edible Fruits

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Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Cassia fistula fruits?

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick up from the tree and break the pods and collect the fruit the connected to the pod

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Scientific name:

Cassia fistula

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

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Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Watering plants

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