Golden Trumpet Tree Seeds

Tabebuia Chrysotricha Seeds (Golden Trumpet Tree Seeds)


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Beautiful Flowers ! Best growth with regular watering and fertilizing.


Tabebuia chrysotricha or Tecoma chrysotricha, also named the Golden Trumpet Tree, is a small to medium tree, evergreen, or briefly deciduous in the Spring, 15 to 25 feet tall. It originates from Brazil. Showy, deep yellow trumpet shaped flowers, 3 to 4 inches long, up to 2 inches wide, in dense 2.5 to 8 inches long terminal clusters, containing up to 30 flowers, are borne on graceful, wide-spreading branches in early Spring, March-May during brief deciduous period. There is a red stripe on the throat of the flowers. Sometimes it blooms at other times, when leaves are present. The lack of leaves during the bloom makes it extremely showy. The leaves themselves are nice though. They are palmate; 5 leaflets with undulate margin, dark green to olive green, 2 to 4 inches long, 1 to 2 inches wide, with buff pubescent undersides, and are tropical looking. The crown is Irregular in shape when young, becoming rounded and spreading with age. The trunk is smooth, thin, with light gray bark and narrow linear markings. Fruits are borne in skinny brown pods, 8-9" long and less than 1/2" wide that persist on the tree through the Winter. Hardiness zones 9-11, (-5°C/25°F, 5°C/40°F) in Winter. This tree likes the heat. Plant it in a warm spot out of the wind. Grows best in full sun. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings. Provide fertile, well-drained soil. Best growth with regular watering and fertilizing.
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Common name Golden Trumpet Tree
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Species Tabebuia chrysotricha
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Therapeutic uses No
Germination Two months cold stratification at 5°C assists germination. From seed; they can germinate in a damp paper towel, or in your soil mix. Germination should occur within 2 weeks, but it can take longer, don't give up.
Scarification / Stratification This will break their dormancy. It creates a cold and moist environment for the seeds. Mixed in seeds with slightly moistened vermiculite or peat, only damp in a ziplock bag. Close zip bag shut and store it in the salad crisper compartment of your refrigerator. If any seeds begin to sprout during the cold stratification, simply remove the seed and plant.

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