Bombax ceiba - Silk Cotton Tree


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8 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Red Kapok Tree, Bombax malabaricum. This tropical beauty is best-known for its bright red flowers which bloom when leaves are absent. Trees can grow up to 125ft, but many specimens remain much smaller. It is a popular species in tropical Asia, and is a fixture as an ornamental in cities. Hardy to some frost. Fruits contain copious amounts of a plush cottony substance which can be used as a substitute for cotton. #2505

Out of stock. Last available: 12/3/2013 - 2/23/2015