Shaving Brush Tree


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Bombax ellipticum (Pseudobombax ellipticum)

Mexico

Deciduous tree with succulent stems and large green/brown caudex, can form a tree over 10ft. tall. Large green leaves are smaller and red in full sun.

  • Hardy to 25F if dry
  • Full Sun to Part Sun
  • Cactus Soil
  • Low Water

And here’s another bloom picture. This is actually a different flower than the one above, though they were both open at the same time.

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