Jacaranda trees are tropical and subtropical flowering trees in the Bignoniaceae family, native to South America, Central America, the Bahamas, Cuba and Hispaniola. They are very l...
How to Plant a Jacaranda Tree
The Jacaranda tree is an ornamental tree that features delicate fern-like foliage and lavender and blue trumpet shaped flowers. The tree is capable of reaching heights of 25 to 40 feet tall and almost the same in width, so it is not for a small area. The...
The word jacaranda was described in A supplement to Mr. Chambers's
Cyclopædia, 1st ed., (1753) as "a name given by some authors to the tree the
wood of ...
As well as being superb street trees, jacarandas look stunning on their own as a
specimen tree in an open lawn, where their fallen flowers form a colourful carpet
Keep in mind that there can be a lot of leaf and blossom litter; for example, it would clog a pool filter.
is drought tolerant.
You can propagate the jacaranda
using softwood cuttings, grafting and seeds (though trees
from seeds may take a long time to b... More »
J. mimosifolia, commonly called Jacaranda, is a lanky tree in its youth with
upright branches and with- out any particular shape to its crown. Young trees
Visitors to warm-weather areas in late spring to early summer don't soon forget
their first sight of electric blue jacaranda trees (Jacaranda mimosifolia or ...
Apr 18, 2015 ... The jacaranda is a striking but polarizing piece of the Southern ... In 1933, the city
forester declared the jacaranda the most exotic tree in Los ...
Apr 17, 2015 ... Usually bare until late May or June, jacaranda trees are expected to fully blossom
as soon as late April this year. Some early bloomers have ...
Apr 30, 2015 ... To understand what may be causing jacaranda trees to bloom earlier, we travel a
winding road, from Southern California to the Southern ...