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A jacaranda tree for Hanne

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Elfie

Varda, it's beyond beautiful!! Thanks so very much for showing, so glad you have it next to you and are able to enjoy it!!

Plumpossum

Yes, they are seed pods. I think they are left over from last year.

chickiemama

this is beautiful. I have never heard of it. What are those round things hanging from it. Seed pods?

texasstar7

That is a magnificent tree! I've never seen one, but this thing is gorgeous. I'd be dedicated, too if this was the end result. Thanks so much.

Plumpossum

Now that's what I call dedication!

sue1

I am in Central Florida. Down around Miami, they are far more common. We are one planting zone too cold for them. I have babied mine for several years now. They are too big to go inside my utility room anymore during winter, so I have them on wheeled platforms and I shove them across my back sidewalk and under the shelter of a big old Japanese plum tree to try to protect them. They are in big pots about 3 across and nearly that deep.

Plumpossum

This one is about 50-60 miles east of L.A.

SarahCat

Where is this tree, Plumpossum? I'm curious, as I grew up with one. As a girl, it was my job to rake and sweep the blossoms off the grass and sidewalk in Los Angeles, California. They're really beautiful trees, and they liven up a street.

Plumpossum

That's interesting, Sue! I had never thought to try growing a jacaranda from seed; maybe I will try it with seeds from this tree. Where do you live?

sue1

I love Jacaranda trees...too cold for them here according to the planting zones. But there are 3 large ones in towns nearby. I have 2 in huge pots that I have grown from seeds. They are about 12 feet tall. This is a gorgeous one, whether neglected or not.

Plumpossum

This is the poor neglected orphan that nobody claims. I guess I'll start giving it a little tlc.

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