I have a pink shaving brush, it's an amazing plant to experience. Tree Plants & Seeds. Even the book "An Atlas Of Major Flowering Trees In India" by M S Swaminathan has it wrong. A very fun plant and beautiful too! The trunk has a […] Pseudobombax ellipticum, the shaving brush tree, is a native of Mexico which loses it leaves and bears beautiful, large, single flowers with hundreds of bright pink purple stamens in the winter (December-March). Interestingly, this is a tree that seems to present something eye catchi... read moreng all year long. There is also a white flowered form. The image was taken at Palma Sola Botanical Park, Bradenton, Florida, USA. Newest leaves open a rich Blood Red or Maroon, then slowly fade through Orange-ish and Bronze shades, before changing to bright light Apple Green, and finally a nice deep Green. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Then again, don't over water either or you'll have a rotten Bombax and trust, you don't want that! Those taken during the cooler months run a greater risk of rotting, especially if kept wet/cold. I collected a couple of seed pods and found it in a "rare plant" webpage. I just bought a p bambox. The Kapok is used to stuff pillows and make other items. On Jul 3, 2008, superpepper from Lauderhill, FL (Zone 10a) wrote: When I bought this plant in October or so, it had one leaf on top and didn't look so hot. It would probably bust your septic tank from just the weight of the tree itself! It is best propagated via cuttings or seeds. ZLKING 10 Varieties 550PCS Mixed Organic Fruit Tree Seeds Sweet Candied Fruit Non-Gmo Vegetable Plant Seeds For Home Garden. I would highly reccommend getting one of these if you get a chance. It's about 3 feet tall. Woody about halfway up. Birds and bees love the sweet nectar of exotic Amapola flower trees. I water it regularly and it seems to respond well to the ample water. I have it on a south-facing balcony in a clay pot and it seems to like the sun. One of the strangest looking flowering trees, this fast-growing tree bears spectacular showy staminate flowers in the spring. Just take good care of it and maybe it will bloom for you, too! The giant caudiciform trunks are fabulously attractive, much like myself. SOPHISTICATE Organic Seeds: Pseudobombax Ellipticum Bombax Exotic Shaving Brush Tree Bottle Bonsai Plant 6", Set 4 cutting fragrant plumeria cutting with rooted 7-12 inch + free phyto. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pseudobombax Ellipticum, Shaving Brush Tree caudex bonsai bombax seed -5 seeds at the best online prices at … Unable to add item to Wish List. I live in Montana though, so obviously my Bombax tree's are grown inside for most of the year except spring, summer and early fall. Crazy plants in Rhode Island can happen! The tree is native to warm climates and rain forests, and I know some grow in Hawaii because they were pointed out and called a shaving brush tree when we visited there in the late 90s. by SVI. Phone: (315) 497-1058 About Us Resource Center FAQ New Arrivals Best Sellers Contact Us Newsletter Seed Catalog Online. The pods ... read moreproduce Kapok which is the cottony seed mass that appears after the flowers get pollinated, usually by bats, moths and birds in their native habitat. Mine have always been excellent growers and extremely easy to take care of. The cuttings, 40 to 100 cm in length and 2 to 5 cm in diameter, are easily rooted when planted in bags of sand and watered daily or when planted directly in the field. Just kidding. I don't grow the lovely Shaving Brush Tree (Pseudobombax ellipticum) but your little plants appear to have enough roots to be potted up on their own; just use small containers for each plant until they've reached a good size and then they can be moved up to larger pots. Just kidding. This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions: On Jan 14, 2015, AridTropics from Chandler, AZ wrote: A unique and stunning gem from the drier tropical forest regions of Southern Mexico down into Central America, Shaving Brush Trees are stunning centerpiece additions to any Tropical-esque succulent garden. Pseudobombax ellipticum bombax exotic shaving brush tree bottle bonsai plant 6". While the show is eye catching on small, container grown specimens like my own, larger trees are a sight worthy of stopping to investigate up close. Incredibly beautiful blooms. No matter where you live, it will be an endearing friend. Set at the end of thick, leafless branches and looking like bright shaving-brushes on long, gnarly handles, the flowers are about six inches long. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. How to Grow Roses From Cuttings Fast and Easy | Rooting Rose Cuttings with a 2 Liter Soda Bottle - Duration: 28:23. SOPHISTICATE Organic Seeds: Pseudobombax Ellipticum Bombax Exotic Shaving Brush Tree Bottle Bonsai Plant 6": Amazon.ca: Patio, Lawn & Garden It would probably bust your septic tank from just the weight of the tree itself! Meanwhile, if present, fat oval shaped seed pods cycle through their development, once again decorating the tree. Any thoughts? TEMP. On Apr 24, 2010, rosenyou from Miami, FL wrote: I first saw this tree from afar and thought is was a ceiba in bloom. [ … ] Pseudobombax ellipticum ( shaving-brush tree ), thanks to 3Point141 @ Flickr specimens may or may develop. 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