Red Beadtree Adenanthera pavonina

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Adenanthera pavonina

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Adenanthera

Species:

pavonina

Common Name:

Red Beadtree

Seeds Per Pound:
1,613
Quantity:
2.25 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
17
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-50 feet
Collection Locale:
India
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
10
In Stock: 2.25 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
7.95
1 oz
18.95
1 lb
99.50
1 kg
198.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: file or sand through the outer seed coat, or Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 25 minutes and wash under cold water for 10-15 minutes.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Needs hot temperature to germinate. 85 degrees F recommended.
In a Nutshell:
* Adenanthera pavonina is a perennial and non-climbing species of leguminous tree.
* Its uses include food and drink, traditional medicine, and timber.
* Adenanthera pavonina is commonly called Red Lucky Seed.
* This tree is useful for nitrogen fixation, and it is often cultivated for forage, as an ornamental garden plant or urban tree, and as a medicinal plant.
* The tree is fast-growing, with an attractive, spreading canopy that makes it suitable as a shade tree, and for ornamental purposes in large gardens or parks.
* Adenanthera pavonina is a source of aliphatic natural products (O-acetylethanolamine and 1-octacosanol), carbohydrate(galactitol)
* Renowned botanist Edred Corner states that in India, the seeds have been used as units of weight for fine measures, of gold for instance, throughout recorded history because the seeds are known to be almost identical weights to each other. Indeed, the Malay name for the tree, saga, has been traced to the Arabic for 'goldsmith'. more...
Usda description:
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