CASSIA – DESERT

COMMON NAME Desert Cassia
BOTANICAL NAME Senna polyphylla
HEIGHT 12′
WIDTH 8′
DECIDUOUS
COLD TOLERANCE 25° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained, sand, or clay
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Medium
SALT TOLERANCE Low
FLOWER Yellow, 5 petals
MONTH OF COLOR In the desert: All year. Survives the Fall.
FRUIT Produces seed heads. Allow to dry on plants, then remove and collect seeds for planting. Inedible.
COMMENTS Fast growing large shrub with great Fall color. Could freeze, though will recover quickly.
PRICE 15 gallon $75