Kapok tree,Ceiba pentandra is a tropical tree from South America end Mexico.
It grows into a large tree in its natural habitat but can be grown in pots by pruning. The trunk and larger branches are covered in thorns, it has pink flowers and large pods containing cotton like fluffy fibers with black seeds.
It is used for this fibrous fluff instead of cotton in its origin country.
Likes sunny spot,tender does well in unheated conservatories.
Comes in 1l pot, approximately 45 cm tall including pot.
Kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra)