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Sterculia Quadrifida Peanut Tree Rainforest Plant

Peanut Tree

Sterculia quadrifida

 

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Rainforest Plant

Description: A handsome, small, bushy tree which is semi-deciduous or deciduous in cool areas in late winter.

Foliage: Light green, oval to heart-shaped leaves. Flowers: Clusters of lemon scented, creamywhit.e, bell-shaped flowers. Spring.

Fruit: Clusters of large, leathery, boat-shaped pods turning bright orange-red when ripe to expose large, satiny, blue-black, edible seedSterculia quadrifida Peanut Trees. Seeds can be eaten raw or roasted and taste like peanuts. Summer.

Cultivation: Worth growing only in warm, frostfree climates, Must have free draining soil.

Uses: A great shade or specimen tree for tropical and sub-tropical climates.