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Binomial name. Jacaranda mimosifolia. D.Don  Synonyms  Jacaranda chelonia Griseb. Jacaranda ovalifolia R.Br. Jacaranda acutifolia auct. non Humb. & Bonpl. Jacaranda mimosifolia is a sub-tropical tree native to south-central South America that has been widely planted elsewhere because of its attractive and long-lasting violet-colored flowers.
Jun 10, 2005 · Name derivation: Jacaranda – from the Portuguese name for the genus; mimosifolia – leaves like a mimosa ( Albizia julibrissin ). Image gallery. About this Entry: The main text of this entry is from the book Trees of Stanford and Environs, by Ronald Bracewell, published 2005.
Container plants often do not bloom, so in areas such as St. Louis, it is grown primarily as a foliage plant. Features large bipinnate compound fern-like leaves (to 18” long) with tiny 1/2-inch leaflets. Sometimes commonly called fern tree. Synonymous with Jacaranda acutifolia. Genus name comes from the Latinized Brazilian name.
The jacaranda tree is a tropical beauty with its clusters of fragrant, purple, trumpet-shaped blooms. In the right climate, it makes an excellent shade or street tree.
The foliage of jacaranda are fern-like, bipinnate compound leaves up to 20\\" long. The tree can be either semi-evergreen or deciduous, depending on the climate. Most of the blooming is in late spring/summer, but in warmer areas, the tree can flower at any time. Only mature trees have flowers; small or young trees and those grown indoors typically d...
In general, jacarandas are a good choice for large outdoor areas in warm climates. They are tolerant to occasional cold down to 20 F but do not thrive in climates with frequent freezing temperatures. They like a lot of sun but are vulnerable to trunkscald in areas with high temperatures.
Jacarandas can be grown indoors but, again, they probably will not flower, and they must be planted outdoor eventually, so they are not good for long-term container planting.
Young jacaranda trees should be pruned to form one central leader (main trunk) for strength and stability. Otherwise, try to avoid pruning your jacaranda because it tends to promote vertical suckers that can distort the tree's shape. Try to remove only broken or diseased branches. Jacaranda leaves, and particularly the flowers, can create a lot of ...
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Common Name: Jacaranda. Scientific Name: Jacaranda mimosifolia. Family: Bignoniaceae. Identification. Habit: Jacarandas grow more wide than tall. Average heights of mature trees range from 7 to 15 meters while the spread ranges from 7 to 20 meters wide (Gilman & Watson, 1993).