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

'Hawaiian Giant K8'

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

In Stock: 5.35 lb (Total:5.35lb)
  • Leucaena leucocephala Hawaiian Giant K8

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5.35 lb


Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Seeds per lb:
5.35 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 

Looking for a versatile tree that can be used for multiple purposes? Look no further than Leucaena leucocephala 'Hawaiian Giant K8', also known as Haole Koa, Jumbay, Leadtree, White Leadtree or White Popinac. Native to Mexico and Central America, this small Mimosoid tree has been used for everything from firewood to livestock fodder, and even as a food source for humans. Its excellent source of high protein cattle fodder makes it a popular choice in South-East Asia, and its fast growth rate and nitrogen fixation qualities make it a contender for biomass production. The young pods are also edible and can be added to various dishes for extra nutrition. If you're looking for a miracle tree with multiple uses, check out Leucaena leucocephala 'Hawaiian Giant K8'.

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