General Information. Verawood is a slow-growing, evergreen tree that can reach up to 30 metres in height but is more commonly 12 – 15 metres tall[. Bulnesia arborea. Family: Zygophyllaceae. click to print or download the file in. pdf format. Verawood. Maracaibo Lignum-Vitae. Are you looking to buy bulnesia arborea tree? Treeworld Wholesale offers finest varieties of South Florida Bulnesia Arborea tree.
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Fruits consist of 5 broadly winged capsules, each with a single seed. Verawood can be grown through seeds, cuttings, or layering. Right plant wrong place. The wood is fine textured, cross-grained, with an oily appearance and feel, mildly and pleasantly scented when warmed[ ].
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It is a valuable timber tree. It is native to Colombia and Venezuela and known for its durable timber used in water turbines, mallet heads, pulley wheels, brush backs, and for railway crossties. Verawood or Bulnesia arborea is a slow-growing, evergreen, flowering tree that grows around 15 m high with trunk diameter of up to 50 cm.
Verawood is tolerant of poor soils, but they should be well drained. Leaves are pinnate, even, opposite, olive green, to 5 inches in atborea with 7 – 14 pairs of leaflets.
Bulnesia arborea – Useful Tropical Plants
Bklnesia has a spreading, dense, finely branched crown, which can be wider than the tree is tall. It is a durable tree, tolerating poor soil. Verawood is a moderate size tree typically 40 – 50 feet tall, but in the wild can be taller. Bulnesia can grow rapidly when it is young if it receives water and fertilizer, but it is well-suited for planting close to power lines since it slows down and remains small at maturity.
This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. It has a spreading, dense, finely branched crown, which can be wider than the tree is tall. Verawood is a moderate size tree typically 40 – 50 feet tall, but in the wild can be taller.
It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. There are reports that posts made from it have lasted for years without rotting[ ].
Verawood is a moderate size tree typically 40 – 50 feet tall, but in the wild can be taller. The tree has been difficult to propagate and so it is not readily available in nurseries. Flowers are borne in terminal clusters; blooms are large, 5-petaled, about 3 inches across, golden yellow and arborez showy.
The heartwood is very durable under exposure and will last indefinitely in the ground[ ]. It cannot grow in the shade. When seasoned, it is not easy to work either with machine bulnesiq hand tools but does turn well in the lathe[ ].
This QR Code is unique to this page. This tree is also used for engravings and when a durable wood is needed.
Verawood is a very attractive tropical flowering tree with brilliant yellow flowers present for several months. It is drought tolerant and sometimes used as an ornamental plant. Its wood must be used freshly cut, since when it dries it becomes extremely hard and it is no longer usable. The main ornamental value of Bulnesia is the brilliant yellow flowers displayed for 2 or 3 months during the warm season.
A common arboeea of the dry shorelines and foothills[ ].
Flowers are borne in terminal clusters; blooms are large, 5-petaled, about 3 inches across, golden yellow and very showy. It has an erect, slender straight trunk, free of branches for 15 – 20 feet. It can be grown as a multi-stemmed clump or can be trained into a small tree with a single trunk up to 6 to 10 feet tall. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.