SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Quail Arboretum - Encinitas, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop, and are susceptible to breakage. Flowers throughout the year. Attracts butterflies. Can grow to 25 feet in tropical habitat.
Native to Marqueas, India, and Sri Lanka.
Additional Common Names
GLAUCOUS CASSIA, GLOSSY SHOWER, SCRAMBLED EGG PLANT, SUNSHINE TREE
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 12 - 15 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Fall. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 19 - 24; H1, H2.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Container.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Senna surattensis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/senna-surattensis >