Burmese Pink Cassia (Cassia renigera) -Trees of India
March 24th, 2007 | admin
The Burmese pink cassia (Cassia renigera) is a typical tropical shower tree. The tree grows to a height of up to 10 meters, spreads foliage rich branches to all sides. The tree produces bunches of bright pink flowers that cover the tree almost entirely. Pink cassia is also called pink shower.
Burmese pink cassia is a beautiful ornamental tree fit for garden and as avenue trees.
Though names Burmese pink cassia, the tree is found widely in India, and almost all tropical regions of the world. Pink cassia trees grow quickly and will be in full bloom in four to five years. The leaves fall off with the beginning of flowering season. The flowering season immediately precedes monsoon season and wraps the tree with a pink blanket. The flowers fall away at the beginning of rains.