Hummingbird Tree (Sesbania grandiflora)

Hummingbird Tree (Sesbania grandiflora)

Regular price $14.95

Live Humingbird Tree
Ships in 100% Biodegradable 4" Coconut Fiber Planter

The Hummingbird Tree, also known as Vegetable Hummingbird or Agati, is a small, fast-growing mimosoid tree with large beautiful flowers native to Malaysia and Australia.  The root, leaf, bark, and flower all have medicinal properties.  In Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand, the white flowers, young bean pods, and leaves are cooked and eaten as vegetables. It's very attractive to pollinators and birds as well! 
 
In Asia, the wood is used like bamboo for light construction and in reforestation efforts and as a shade plant for coconut seedlings. It's native environment is tropical lowlands and disturbed areas and Hummingbird Tree readily grows around drainage ditches and fence lines.

Order Processing & Shipping Schedule
Orders are processed and shipped at the beginning of each week via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  Average order processing time before shipment ranges from 1-14 days.

Tracking information
A confirmation email with tracking information will be sent immediately upon shipment. You can track the progress of your order online anytime by logging in to your account. Delivery confirmation will be emailed when your plants have reached their destination, so you never miss a beat!

Shipping Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on order weight and your distance from the nursery.  Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!

Can I pick up my order at the nursery?
Yes, just select Store Pickup at checkout and schedule your pickup date/time. A member of our team will reach out if the time you have chosen needs to be rescheduled.  There are no same day pickups. 

For more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ's page.

Weather Holds
Orders placed in colder climate zones during the winter months will automatically be placed on hold until Spring or when temperatures in your area are above freezing on the expected date of delivery.  

Heat Packs
Heat packs can be purchased separately to avoid cold weather delays.
If you live in a colder climate and do not want to wait until Spring to get your new plants, we recommend adding a heat pack to your order. Your plants will ship as scheduled and arrive safely, with no risk of freezing on the way to your front door.

Plant Care

Plant Type: Evergreen Flowering Tree

Harvest Season: Year-round

Mature Size: Up to 30 ft tall on average with a wide 10 ft spreading canopy.

Soil & Moisture: Moist, loose and well-draining. Can do well in low-fertility soils. Is nitrogen fixing.

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade

Zones

Climate Zones: USDA plant hardiness Zones 9+

Patio Planting Zones: 4+

All of our tropical fruiting plants can be grown in small or large containers in northern zones or planted outside in warmer climates.