Ceiba pentandra (White Silk Cotton)

Ceiba pentandra (White Silk Cotton)

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1kg: 1,000.00

(Including Shipment)

Scientific or Botanical Name Ceiba pentandra
Common Names Silk Cotton Tree, Kapok Tree, White Silk-CottoN,Tellaburaga


Ceiba pentandra is a tropical tree of the order Malvales and the family Malvaceae. The tree grows to 240 ft (73 m), as confirmed by climbing and tape drop with reports of Kapoks up to 252 feet (77 meters).Trunks can often be up to 3 m (9.8 ft) in diameter above the extensive buttress roots. The very largest individuals, however, can be 19 feet thick or more above the buttresses.

Key Feature Expect 90 to 100 % Germination Rate

Mature Seeds collected from 20 – 30 years Old Mother Trees.

Uses The commercial tree is most heavily cultivated in the rain forests of Asia.
The flowers are an important source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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