• Forest Lilac Also known as “mother of cocoa.” This miniature tree blooms pink flowers in big bouquets that will brighten up any home.  

    This tree is often grown with coffee and cocoa plants to shade them from hot suns. A legume related to peas and beans. Perfect as a container tropical or for use in bonsai culture in addition to deck plantings or as a standard.  
    Fun Facts:

    • This legume is often used as a live fence in Tropical countries
    • Leaves are ground and mixed with water and used as a bath for animals
    • It is believed to repel insects even though the tree has been found to have no toxic entities
    • Makes an excellent plant for collectors of plants for the home or greenhouse environment
    • Grown for the beautiful leaf shape and color
    • Makes an excellent specimen for Bonsai Culture

    Gliricidia sepium Forest Lilac Seed

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