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PlantFiles: Senna
Senna candolleana

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Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senna (SEN-nuh) (Info)
Species: candolleana (kan-dol-lee-AY-nuh) (Info)

Synonym:Cassia closiana
Synonym:Cassia candolleana
Synonym:Cassia bicapsularis var. chilensis
Synonym:Cassia obtusa
Synonym:Cassia quebracho

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Jun 26, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice looking but common looking legumacsous shrub with Cassia-like flowers in spring and fall (I saw it only in summer, so no flowers).

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California
Mont Belvieu, Texas



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