Schizolobium Parahyba-‘Brazilian Fire Tree'-TREES- seeds

Schizolobium Parahyba-‘Brazilian Fire Tree'-TREES- seeds

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“Brazillian Fire Tree”

Also known as 'Mexican tree Fern' and here in Australia as 'Yellow Jacaranda' as it has similar leaves and canopy shape but it is not a Jacaranda.

Family: Fabaceae

Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C (Avoid the coldest and hottest temps).

Position:  Full sun. Open & sunny once matured. Likes sunny, humid conditions.

Preparation: Carefully file or nick the outer coat of the seed to allow moisture entry, then soak the seeds for 4 hours. 

Sowing: After soaking plant the seeds 2cm deep in well-draining soil mixture with 20% coarse sand added to it.

Care:  Keep warm in a shady position until germination occurs and only lightly moist.

Sprouting: 5-21 days.

A very fast-growing tree to 35m – given the name "mile a minute". Because it can grow more than 5m in 18 months, with a trunk 20cm wide, it makes a great start to creating your own rainforest and is often used for reforestation.  The large, green, ferny leaves can be up to 2m long and are considered the largest compound leaves in the world. The tree sheds it’s leaves in late winter just before flowering occurs in spring with a profusion of fragrant, yellow, pea-shaped flowers in 30cm long spikes.

The large seeds (approx. 2.5cm x 1.5cm) have been used to make buttons and trinkets.

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants). Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Ed Denovan
Germination Review

Very good service in prompt delivery. I have sown "Brazilian flame tree" & have 3/3 strike. "Willum bottlebrush" an excellent strike. However, the 'Lemon myrtle" is yet to strike & the "Manuka Myrtle" is a very poor strike. I have a beehive & the Manuka is my choice for a good germination.
I keep you informed

Lisa collibs
Brazilian fire tree

Seeds arrived very quickly. I have followed the clear instructions and looking forward to seeing them sprout soon 😁

Lucas Sang

Thank you the seeds turned up quickly I’m looking forward too them growing

Donna Grech

Thank you, seeds arrived in timely manner, looking forward to propagating from clear concise information provided.

Hanna Steven-Boniecki

well done !
thank you for your expedient delivery of the Schizolobium seeds.
i will keep you in mind for my next 'plant' request