Butea monosperma | Flame of the Forest | Palash | Bastard Teak | 5_Seeds

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These seeds are form Butea monosperma, also known as Flame of the Forest, sacred tree, palash, and bastard teak. This tree likes to live in full sun where it can grow up to 50 feet high. The scarlet, red, orange, gold and yellow blossoms are brilliantly on display from late winter until early spring. This tree is used for many things including lumber, resin, dye, charcoal, and animal food. In India the leaves from this tree are use to make plates. Bengal Kino is the gum that is obtained from this tree. It is used as an ingredient in food and by leather workers. This plant attracts a large variety of birds, bees, and butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.