Senna polyphylla occurs from Puerto Rico to The Virgin Islands. It is a very popular landscape tree in South Florida due to its small weeping form, attaining a height of 6-15′ and a spread of 6-10′ wide. It is also drought tolerant and moderately salt tolerant making it a good tree for xeriscapes. Its small leaves and moderate size make this tree suitable for pot culture and bonsai. It flowers with 1″ yellow blossoms on and off year-round all along the branches, with flowering most prevalent, between mid-October and May. This tree is also a host plant for sulphur butterflies, as well as an excellent nectar source for all of South Florida’s butterflies.
Richard Lyons Nursery currently has this tree in stock.