Germination: Pre-soak for 5 minutes in hot water and leave to soak for 24 hours in warm water before sowing in a shaded bed.
A fast and straight growing, large, dry deciduous tree native to southern Asia with ashlike foliage.
It is appreciated for its wood, commonly referred to as Pink Cedar even though the plant is actually a legume. The wood is not very durable but easy to work with and widely used for furniture.
Acrocarpus is also popular as an ornamental and shade tree. It is sensitive to freezes and best suited to the tropics in USDA Zone 10 or above.