Rauvolfia serpentina Gum karaya seeds Rare Tropical Ornamental
A small perennial, tropical evergreen shrub that grows to about 3-5 feet on a short trunk. Dark green leaves crowd the branches in a lush forest look. Flowers are brilliant orange. Produces a wood called serpent wood often used in wood carving.
This very rare plant produces a versatile multi-purpose tree that is perfect for the plant collector. This is a tropical plant and must be protected from frost. Seedlings will need light to grow well. Blossoms attract pollinators, like butterflies and hummingbirds, filling the tree with all kinds of activity. This tree is highly prized by collectors worldwide and seed is hard to get so don’t wait and buy yours today!
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