Sunday, January 27, 2013

Castanospermum australe

Scientific Name: Castanospermum australe
Common Name: Lucky Bean Plant, Moreton Bay Chestnut, Black Bean or Jack and the Beanstalk
Family Name: Fabaceae
Origin: Tropical Australia and the Pacific Islands of Vanuatu & New Caledonia

Water: Medium
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Well drained


Form: Upright
Plant Uses: Flower plant, foliage plant, bonsai specimen (seedlings), windbreak, parks and roadsides, erosion control
Special Features: The leaves and seeds are poisonous if ingested raw. 

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