Quararibea funebris – Rosita de Cacao (4″ pot)

$20.00

This is a rare and exotic flowering tropical tree. It is an evergreen shade tree. It produces small but unusual and interesting fragrant white flowers, smells like an aromatic spice. The fragrance remains for a very long time after being picked, traditionally making them used for ceremonies or perfume making. This tree is also medicinal and the flowers are one of the ingredients in a chocolate drink called tejate. An aromatic fruit comes after the flowers. Nice for collectors.

Ships in 4″ pot. Does not come with flowers.

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Description

This is a slow-growing tree and grows in nice and full. It doesn’t require any pruning to maintain a beautiful full shape. If kept in a pot, it can be kept short and maintainable, especially in areas where it needs to be protected from temperatures under 30 degrees F.

FAMILY: Malvaceae
ORIGIN:
Mexico, Central America
TYPE/USES:
Tree
MATURE SIZE:
Up to 100 feet, but not often seen as large. We have one in the ground at our nursery around 10′ tall.
GROWTH RATE:
Slow
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS:
Full sun to filtered light
WATER REQUIREMENTS
:
Keep moist, and drier in the winter
MIN. TEMP. :
Low 30’s
FLOWER:
Spring, early summer

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 36 in
Gardino Nursery