Cassia artemisioides (now Senna artemisioides)
Genus Species: Cassia artemisioides (now Senna artemisioides)
Common / Product Name: Desert Cassia
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 1 – 3m x 1.00 – 1.00m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Winter / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: Gold
Irrigation: Once established low water.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C to Mid 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.