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False Sicklepod
Scientific Name: Senna multijuga (L.C. Rich.) Irwin & Barneby
Synonym: Cassia multijuga., Cassia ampliflora, Cassia calliantha, Cassia fulgens, Cassia richardiana, Peiranisia aristulata
Family: Fabaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 22-25,27
USDA: 10-12

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Brazil, Guyana

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, open growth, fast growing to 12 to 40 feet tall (3.6-12 m) or more, 15 to 20 feet spread (4.5-6 m); green, pinnate leaves, 18 to 40 pairs of leaflets up to 0.8 inch long (2 cm)

Watering Needs: Low to moderate water needs, drought tolerant, needs a well-drained soil

Propagation: Seeds (must be scarified)

Blooming Habits:
Deep yellow flowers, up to 2 inches wide (5 cm) in large rounded terminal clusters in early fall.

Fruiting Habits:
Straight green pods, 6 inches long (15 cm)

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