Kapok Tree Fruit

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Kapok Tree

Ceiba pentandra
A majestic emergent of tropical South American rainforests. A tall tree to 50m the trunk is straight and smooth apart from the large spines that protrude from the trunk. Plant buttresses can extend for 10 and stabalise the tree. Trees will drop their leav... Read More


Specifications of Kapok Tree

Preferred Climate Subtropical, TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Kapok Tree Reviews & Tips

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David Price
3y ago

Springbrook, Qld, Australia

Kapok Tree

I germinated some from seeds; they did not survive the cold at Springbrook but planted one in Maudsland (Gold Coast) that is now about 10m tall at 10 years of age.

Pete Mclaughlin
9y ago

Dayboro, QLD, Australia

Kapok Tree

Beautiful big shade tree in Brisbanes Mt Coot-tha botanic gardens - approx 30yrs old

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