Couroupita guianensis - Cannonball Tree

This extraordinaty exotic ornamental tree is a real people stopper. It profusely produces intensely fragrant red and pink flowers.

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This extraordinaty exotic ornamental tree is a real people stopper. It profusely produces intensely fragrant red and pink flowers. Then, these are followed by... by the cannonballs! These huge fruits are edible when raw but they are typicall not consumed because of a bad smell they produce. ench Guyana

Pictures from wikimedia commons:
Picture of the fruit: Eugenio Hansen, OFS, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
Picture of the flower: Vinayaraj, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Potted Plant
Max. Size 40cm-70cm
Botanical family Bignoniaceae
Botanical family Amaryllidaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 5 ºC to 15 ºC
Flowering Season Warmer Months
Plant type Herbaceous
Color White
Care Pot
Care Low-maintenance
Shape Perennials
Important Notice-Due to our long experience as exporters and importers, we inform you that all orders arriving after 10 November 2021 will be shipped after the second week of January 2022, to avoid any possible loss or delay in delivery due to excessive Christmas parcel traffic.