Pararchidendron pruinosum - Snow Wood
Family: Mimosaceae

Small ornamental tree to 5m but can get up to 15m with a crown of lacy light green foliage.
In spring the pom pom flower heads go through colour changes from greenish-white to golden as they age..
Lacy foliage.
Fruits are showy bright orange papery seed pods that are flattended and curled, containing several black shiny seeds.
Bird attracting.

Prune to maintain bushy shape and strong flowering.
It loves rich soil and plenty of water.
The germination of fresh seeds can be hastened by nicking and soaking prior to sowing.
Seedlings have an odd smell.

01.03.19 x5.
08.08.19 x1