Golden Shower Tree Propagation: How To Grow From Cuttings?

The following are some facts about golden shower tree propagation. You may not believe them, but they are true!

1) Golden showers tree grows best when propagated from cuttings.

There is no other way to propagate it except through cutting or grafting.

2) Golden showers tree grows fast.

When grown from cuttings, it takes only two years before it reaches its full size. If you want to get your hands on a big tree with lots of branches, then you have to start from cutting or grafting.

3) Golden showers tree does not produce flowers during its lifetime so propagation is very difficult.

However, it produces fruit after several years. Fruit is small round fruits which contain seeds. Seeds are tiny and hard to see so you cannot miss them even if you look at the tree for long time.

4) Golden showers tree is a slow grower, which means that it takes many decades before it becomes large enough to reach its full height and width.

This makes propagation very difficult because you need a lot of space in order to keep up with the growth rate of the tree.

5) They can live long after being cut.

Cassia Tree Propagation: How To Propagate A Golden Shower Tree from our website

The tree will die slowly and stay green for a long time. In this way, it can be kept for several years even with only one “trunk”.

Grow Cassia From Cuttings: How Is It Done?

The following are instructions how to take care of your cassia tree cuttings. If you do everything right, you can make sure that your tree lasts for several years.

Sources & references used in this article:

IBA induced Rooting Characteristics in Golden Shower Tree: Evaluation using SVI Concept by JR Nayagam, KIM Varghese – International Journal of Agriculture …, 2015 – researchgate.net

Facilitate seed germination of the golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in vitro using TiO2 nanoparticles and scarification treatments by F Feizi, M Mousavi – Journal of Agricultural Science, 2016 – researchgate.net

Cassia fistula: Golden–shower by EF Gilman, DG Watson – Florida (USA): Fact Sheet ST-127, Florida …, 1993 – researchgate.net

Cassia fistula (Golden Shower): A Multipurpose Ornamental Tree by MA Hanif, HN Bhatti, R Nadeem… – Floricult. Ornamental …, 2007 – globalsciencebooks.info

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