Description for Cassia Javanica, Pink Shower
It is slightly smaller but has the same spreading crown, long drooping branches, and numerous, feathery leaves, but the branches are rough. The flowers are similar but the sepals are smooth, green inside and deep-red underneath.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Apple Blossom, Apple Blossom Cassia, Apple Blossom Shower, Java Shower, Pink Lady||Pale pink to crimson||Spring||12 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Cassia in full to partial sun for the best flower displays. Moderately fertile soil will suffice, but it should be moist and well-drained. The tree is slightly tolerant of salt spray and drought.
|Full Sun||Well-drained loamy or sandy soil||Average Water Needs, Water regularly, do not overwater.||20 to 32 degrees C||Slow release fertilizer.|
Caring for Cassia Javanica
- Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball and add peat moss and compost.
- Pruning should be done when necessary.
Typical uses of Cassia Javanica
Special features: Flowers and foliage
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Common in gardens and on roadsides.
Used as Feature Plant, Shade Trees.
Medicinal use: NA
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