Green Ebony, Jacaranda mimosifolia. The jacaranda genus includes about 45 species, between trees and shrubs. It is deciduous in areas that are exposed to periods of severe cold, and evergreen in temperate regions. This plant belongs to the Bignoniaceae family. The tree grows to a height of more than 18 meters, and it is fast Growth during the first year may reach a height of 3 meters, its flowers are bright purple in clusters (inflorescences), which bloom in the summer and early spring and continue to bloom for a period of up to 8 weeks. And the flowers appear before the leaves and the single flower reaches dimensions of 5 x 2 cm. The flowers fall after about a month. It is a tropical tree native to Mexico, the Caribbean and South America.
One of its advantages is that its wood is strong and durable, suitable for carving and turning for various carpentry purposes. It is known as green ebony.
Take care of Jacaranda
Fertilize the tree during the period of active growth once a month, and in the spring, it is preferable at its beginning to prune the ends of the upper branches to obtain dense growth.
Propagated by seed in March and April, cuttings in February and March, and grafting in spring.