Subtropical tree known for its beautiful hardwood and ornamental yellow scented flowers.
Medium sized tree usually to 20-40ft, though sometimes smaller. Yellow flowers bloom in spikes during Spring and Summer, and are scented. Orange-red podded fruits follow.
Subtropical, will survive light frosts.
Enjoys regular water but seems to withstand some drought. Grow in full sun or part shade.
Grown commercially for its hardwood. Was once logged to near extinction.
Native to Atlantic coastal rain forests of Brazil.