(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)
A native of Brazil where it prefers light to medium soils in an open, sunny position.
A deciduous small tree growing 6 to 10 metres high with a spread of 5 metres and being deciduous in the winter; the stem is erect and stout with creamy-grey, deeply furrowed, corky bark; the leaves are bright green, tri-foliate with oval-acuminate leaflets. The bright red pea flowers are borne in terminal racemes 5 – 25cm long in August/September. The fruit are large, leathery pods; the seeds are blackish, kidney-shaped, bean-like about 1.2cm long.
Offered is a packet of 10 seeds along with grownotes to assist you in their propagation.
All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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