Senna pendula . glabrata

Senna pendula . glabrata

Senna pendula, commonly named Climbing cassia, is a perennial spreading shrub which can reach 4 m height. The stems are much-branched, leaves are green, erect, pinnate and alternate, the flowers are bright yellow with five large petals and each flower measures about 3 – 4 cm wide. The fruit is a cylindrical pod that hangs downwards and produces brown seeds.


Common NameClimbing cassia,
Easter cassia,
senna, Winter senna
Botanical nameSenna pendula var. glabrata
Life CyclePerennial
Basic Colouryellow / gold
Height1 -> 4 m
HabitatSandy soils
Altitude<2700 m
Bloom TimeJune, July, August,
September, October
Plant TypeShrubs, Ornemental,
Outdoor, Medicinal
Fruit TypeLegume, Pod
different tolerancesHardy
Used PartsBranches, Flower,
Leaf, Fruit
Plant UsesMedicine, Ornamental
USDA Zone9 (-7), 10 (-1), 11 (+4)
Sun ExposureSun, Part sun, full sun,
Part shade
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist
Soil Type Sandy, Clay, Silty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings, Self sows
GerminationTricky Germinator
Pests/ DiseasesCaterpillars

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