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this is called a cannon ball tree, its also the tree that the Buddha was born under, making it sacred and very hard to find!!!



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It's an amazing bloom!

15 Mar, 2010

 

quite incredible, its beautiful

15 Mar, 2010

 

We could do with some of these, but don't think they'd grow here. :-)

15 Mar, 2010

 

Yeah they are a REALLY PRETTY tree and flower, but they are so hard to find and grow!! in the U.S. there are only 5 known to be growing so you can imagine how hard it is to find their seeds haha but very interesting flower!!!

15 Mar, 2010

 

Lilape152:

You're correct...this is not a easy tree to find. The only one I've ever seen is in Foster's Botanical Garden in Honolulu, Hawaii. There's one at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Florida also. Where are the others located in the U.S.?

Do you know if anyone has ever tried one in Southern California?

17 Mar, 2010



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