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WANTED: "Silk Cotton Tree" (Bombax) seeds.

Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:42 am
by Mini Mango!
Hi Gardeners!

I'm looking for seeds of something extraordinary... Bombax aka Silk Cotton Tree.

Anyone out there who has them :?:

Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:49 pm
by lorax
I don't have them on hand, but they're flowering here right now, so if you can be patient I can get them.

Bombax ceiba, Bombax speciosa, which species? There are about 8 here.

Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:21 am
by Mini Mango!
Hi Lorax,
How have you been?
Still didn't receive your envelope... :( .

8 species??? Beautiful!! Didn't know there are so many.
I got to know about this tree through a news article,
this one: https://www.uaeinteract.com/docs/Rare_tree_found_in_UAE/15759.htm

I tried to search on the net for more info about this tree, but I haven't found that much. So I don't know now what is the difference between the species.. :?
I can only find pics of different flowers of it, but no idea what species they are...

Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:24 am
by Mini Mango!
I love B. Ceiba and B. Speciosa! They are soooo beautiful...
B. Insigne is pretty as well..
I don't knooow! I want ALL of them!!!! hehe LOL, no, just pic it yourself what will be easy to get for you and surprise me! :flower:

Thanks a lot! And for sure I'll have patience for the seeds of this gorgeous tree! :D

Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:48 pm
by Mini Mango!
Any one? Silk Cotton Tree Seeds? Guys...? ...Girls..? :( :(

I've got lots of African Baobab seeds to trade.. :()

Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 1:15 am
by luvnsurf
Image

This beautiful Bombax Ceiba is at Marie Selby Botanical Garden in Sarasota, FL. It was the first time I saw this magnificent tree. It is a gorgeous and impressive tree.