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Leunaena leucocephala (White Leadtree) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Leucaena leucocephala

Haole Koa, Jumbay, Leadtree, White Leadtree, White Popinac

In Stock: 0.947 lb (Total:0.947lb)
  • Leucaena leucocephala

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Cut (Full Seed)
Seeds per lb:
0.95 lb
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Growing Info

Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 48 hours or until the seeds have imbibed water
Stratification: none required
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: expect germination in 10 days @ 70-85 degrees F, it will take longer if cooler 

Leucaena leucocephala, also known as Haole Koa, Jumbay, Leadtree, White Leadtree, or White Popinac, is a versatile species of small Mimosa tree native to southern Mexico and northern Central America. This plant has been used for centuries for a variety of purposes including firewood, fiber, fodder for livestock, and as a source of food. Its fast growth rate makes it a popular choice for biomass production, and it is efficient in nitrogen fixation. Despite its usefulness, Leucaena leucocephala has been described as a "conflict tree" because it is both promoted for forage production and considered invasive in some areas. Nonetheless, its excellent qualities should not be overlooked, making it a valuable addition to any farm or garden. Try the young pods as a new addition to your salad, and see why this plant has earned its reputation as a "miracle tree."

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