Ceiba pentandra grow and care – tree of the genus Ceiba also known as Java cotton, Ceiba pentandra perennial deciduous used as ornamental attract pollinator plant or bonsai, can grow in subtropics, tropics or mediterranean climate and growing hardiness zone 10+.
Trunk color is brown and can be with thorns, the trunk mostly in bottle shape.
Leaves color green the leaves elliptic and connected in the base and create like hand with 7 fingers.
Ceiba pentandra flower
Flower color white, flowers have five petals.
Fruit color green and when ready brown the fruit contain like white cotton.
Alternative names: Java cotton, Java kapok, Silk-cotton tree, Samauma, Ceiba tree.
Ceiba pentandra for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Ceiba pentandra growing and care:
Frost free, good soil drainage
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Thorns Winter, spring, summer Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Summer How to prune: Just for design Size of the plant: 20-60m, 60-180 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Winter, spring, summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers with five petals Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Deciduous Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Attract pollinators Bonsai Ornamental plants Shade tree Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13