Markhamia lutea – Siala

The yellow markhamia is a species not well known to many people. Despite this, it is an excellent tree that produces clusters of yellow blooms throughout the year. It originates from East Africa and has a fast growth rate. In its natural habitat it can reach heights of 43 feet, but in a home or at a nursery, it generally only reaches about half that height.

Origin: Tropical East Africa

Height: 43 ft

Growth: fairly fast

Flowering: year round

Salt tolerance: low

 

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