×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Garden

Wishlist

  • Jacaranda mimosifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Jacaranda mimosifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Jacaranda mimosifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Height10m to 15m
  • Spread6m to 11m
  • Growth HabitBranched oval
  • Flower ColourBluish purple
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Jacaranda mimosifolia. This is a fast-growing deciduous tree which can reach 15m in height with a spread of up to 11m, and it has a broad rounded crown. The vivid green fern-like foliage is bipinnate, with 12 or more leaflets. The flowers are mauve-blue to lilac and borne in terminal clusters of tubular blossom; afterwards you will find flat leathery seed pods.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Argentina

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers in spring-summer and their foliage.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Jacaranda mimosifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Jacaranda mimosifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Jacaranda mimosifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Potted plants grown for their foliage only may be cut back hard in late winter.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Sorry. No results found. Please adjust your search…

    To view Jacaranda plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

    Get started & find out why

    Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

    Open your garden for Thrive
    Potting

    “It’s not just gardening,
    it makes us healthier and happier”

    Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)