Ornamental tree used in parks, gardens, avenues. Creamy-white, fragrant flowers in summer. Bonsai. Medicinal. Laxative properties. Important honeybee tree producing a great quantity of nectar. Resistant to air pollution.
Deciduous tree reaching 25m with a majestic, wide and rounded shape. Oval and lanceolate leaves. White and extremely scented flowers in summer. The seeds are toxic.
Any soils either cool or humid. Tolerates saline soils. Fast-growing.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.