desert cassia
Senna polyphylla
ORIGIN: Bahamas, Virgin
Islands, Puerto Rico

GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast

WATER: Regular irrigation;
drought tolerant once established

LIGHT: Full sun

MATURE HEIGHT: 7' - 10'

FLOWERS: Yellow

SEASON OF BLOOM: Fall,
winter, spring

COLD TOLERANCE: Low 30's

USES: Small accent tree,
bonsai, container plant

OTHER: This tree is a great
plant for attracting butterflies.