5 Dichrostachys Cinerea | Bell Mimosa Tree Exotic Seeds
Dichrostachys cinerea | Marabou Thorn | Sickle Bush | Bell Mimosa Seeds
This unforgettable tree is native to Africa. It has been introduced and grown elsewhere (India, Asia, and the Caribbean). Its hard wood is valued as firewood (burning slowly without toxicity) and for carving tool handles.
This beautiful small tree, with its pink and yellow pendulous powderpuff blossoms, grows to a height of about 9 feet perfect for even a very small garden.
The flowers are a valuable source of honey, and the bark, leaves, and roots are used for many medicinal purposes.
Common Name:Bell Mimosa, Chinese Lantern Tree, Kalahari Christmas Tree, Princess Earrings, and Sicklebush.
Type: Perennials, Shrubs, Trees Height: 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m) Conditions: Zone 8-11, Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade