Caesalpinia mexicana BIRD OF PARADISE (5 seeds)


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Caesalpinia mexicana is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae.
Common names include Mexican Holdback, Mexican Caesalpinia.

It is native to the extreme lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States and south to central Mexico.
Its range in Mexico includes the northeast and further south along the Gulf coast as well as the Pacific coast.

Mexican Caesalpinia is cultivated as an ornamental because of its showy flowers, lush, fine-textured foliage, and drought tolerance.

He is a close relative of the royal poinciana, flamboyant. (Jacaranda mimosifolia and Delonix regia)

Caesalpinia measures in the 3 meters of height.
These flowers are yellow and red.
Seeds of Caesalpinia are oval in brown color, they resemble very much that of canéfier.

Caesalpinia mexicana is used as a substitute for Cebil seeds when preparing the famous Amazonian drink.
In India, the Indians prepare the SOMA, an immortal sacred drink that they consume during divinatory ceremonies.
The leaves of Caesalpinia mexicana are used for their fever and laxative virtues.

Sowing Caesalpinia mexicana seeds:

To begin, soak your seeds in warm water for 24 hours, then plant the seeds of Caesalpinia under 3 to 4 mm of peat in small separate pots.
Place your pots in a greenhouse at 28 ° C.
Germination of the mexican holdback seeds how to after 3 to 4 weeks.

  • Tropical and exotic plant.
  • Very beautiful flowering in summer.
  • Gives an exotic side to the garden.
  • Semi-hardy, a subject has been observed in Europe directly planted in the ground.
  • Untreated reproducible seeds.

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Caesalpinia mexicana BIRD OF PARADISE (5 seeds)

Caesalpinia mexicana BIRD OF PARADISE (5 seeds)


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