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Candle Bush
Senna alata
Uses: Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 8-11+)
When to Sow: Spring/Anytime Ease of Germination: Easy
(EmperorĀ“s candle; Ringworm tree; Candletree; Kagayima) A beautiful South American shrub or small tree that thrives in the southern U.S. where it is cultivated as an ornamental. In Africa the plant is widely cultivated as a medicinal plant used to treat painful constipation, intestinal parasites, ringworm, dermatitis, and gonorrhoea. Its large yellow flower spikes look like candle sticks and make an impressive festive show as they appear around Christmas time. Bees love this plant.
S1639 Seeds 8 seeds $3.75/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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