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Jacaranda mimosifolia/Jacaranda

Jacaranda mimosifolia / Jacaranda mimosifolia
Close-up image of trumpet-shaped flowers
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Close-up image of trumpet-shaped flowers

A mature specimen in full bloom

Canopy at full bloom

Clusters of flowers on this tropical tree

Plant in bloom

Mimosa-like foliage

Foliage comes after flowering

Many seed pods and different stages of development

Mature seed pots

Young trees in Florida

Close-up view of foliage

Mimosa-like foliage

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Scientific Name: Jacaranda mimosifolia
Common Name: Jacaranda
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: A magnificent tree famous for its 2-inch lavender bell shaped flowers and beautiful lacy foliage. Young plants extremely sensitive to frost, but older established trees can survive temperatures into the low twenties.