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Jacaranda Tree

Jacaranda mimosifolia


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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
Jacaranda Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Jacaranda Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator

Growing Zones: 9-11
(hardy down to 30℉)

Growing Zones 9-11
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

25-50 ft.

Mature Width:

15-30 ft.


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Botanical Name:

Jacaranda mimosifolia

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Spring Blooms, Rich Fall Hues and Fast Tree Growth

Incredible, long-lasting purple blooms in spring transition to rich, yellow hues in the fall, making the Jacaranda Tree a season-to-season star that stands out. Fernlike foliage lends volume to its bold, dramatic silhouette for a quintessentially classic landscape look.

Deep color emerges from its clusters of spring blossoms, visually breathtaking and ultimately one-of-a-kind. A sea of lavender decorates the tree before leaves grow and makes the arbor strikingly artful. The Jacaranda’s beauty belies the utilitarian, totally durable features that make it a staple. It’s fast growing and drought tolerant, adapting well to an array of soil types.

And even more volume is conferred with those large, silky flowers because they hang in heavy, full bunches, ushering summer in after spring. When the trumpet-shaped blooms finally fall, they form a lilac carpet beneath the awe-inspiring Jacaranda for luxuriant curb appeal.

The incredible dome-shaped canopy makes walking along a street lined with Jacarandas an ethereal experience, season after season. When those bold blossoms give way to golden autumnal tones, the Jacaranda’s statement-making silhouette is even more magnificent.

Strength in beauty defines the jovial Jacaranda Tree. The powerful trunk and thick branches that hoist all those lovely blooms and gilt leaves are strong and resilient. It's a tough tree that grows to a sturdy 40 feet height and will thrive in a variety of soil types. Plus, because it's drought tolerant, it thrives in diverse planting locations. Achieving gorgeous greenery, full blossoms and fall freshness, all in one, has never been more effortless.

Order your Jacaranda Tree today for a stunning look that’s at once ethereal and dutifully durable, whether it’s gracing your sidewalk or enhancing your backyard garden.

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Customer Reviews

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A Treaure in the Garden
Arrived in wonderful condition. Tree is growing beautifully. We’re looking forward the lovely flowers. We live in sw Florida. When will it flower?Thank you for your outstanding customer service. I would definitely recommend this product and your company.aKathryn Szep
September 16, 2018
3 months ago
Jacaranda update
My tree was in perfect conditions when I opened the box. Upon planting it, seems that it had an episode of shock, but it is now filling back up and showing a lot of growth.

I am now looking for a "Yellow Flamboyan" tree. Please let me know if you happen to stumble on one.
September 11, 2018
3 months ago
These trees came in very healthy and still 6 weeks later still very healthy my neighbors are asking me what kind of tree it is show them a picture of the Jacaranda mature tree and they love it but they told me they will order only when the tree blooms because they want to see exactly how long it would take. I would like to know if this tree was grafted to eedling rootstock,cuttings or seeds.
They are as healthy as when I got them  6 weeks ago
I would like to know if this trees are from grafted to seedling rootstock, cuttings or seeds.
September 10, 2018
3 months ago
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4 out of the 6 I ordered look great. 2 of them not as good. All planted in the same back yard.
I recieved the order as advertised. I planted them the same day that they arrived. 4 of the six trees are growing fast and looking very nice. 2 of them not growing and seem to be somewhat wilted at very top. All get the same amount of water, most,y rain but at times I will turn on sprinklers so they aren’t thirsty. The soil here mostly sand with a bit of loam. It’s treasure coast of Florida. I live about 5 miles inland from beach. Near I95 in Port Saint Lucie.
August 6, 2018
4 months ago
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I’m just waiting to see them grow up. They seem healthy and are in full sun.
I purchase two jacaranda trees. They are planted and have irrigation bubblers to receive water. I’m just waiting to see them grow up. They seem healthy and are in full sun.
August 5, 2018
4 months ago
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Lost limbs
My tree lost all of its limbs. So sad!!! I hope it lives.when it first arrived a couple limbs were broken. I replanted the tree and more limbs fell out off.
July 31, 2018
4 months ago
Love my Jacaranda
I have ordered from other catalogs and on line. I was never very happy with any of their products. Thought I would try one more company before never ordering without seeing my product. I was extremely impressed when my Jacaranda arrived. Packaged securely and the plant was happy and healthy. I only had 1 broken limb and, beside that, it was a beautiful plant. The only problem (which really isn't a problem) I have to wait till fall to put it into the ground. We've been having a scorcher of a summer. I am so in love with this plant, that while I wait, its standing beautifully on my front porch greeting me every morning. I am definitely contemplating another. Thank you Fast-Growing Trees for standing up to the plate and delivering what you advertise. Can't wait to see it flower!
July 25, 2018
5 months ago
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I like it
My tree still alive is a good thing. I wish there is instructions how to keep this tree healthy and growing.
July 20, 2018
5 months ago
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Wrong tree shipped?
I thought it looked awfully "frondy" but he tag on it Jacaranda. I waited to see how it would develop. It does not look like your image at all. There are no buds or anything on it. I think someone on tagged it wrong and sent me something else. It's growing beautifully and I like it but I'm very disappointed that it probably isn't the purple tree I was expecting.
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July 13, 2018
7 months ago
A healthy tree which sprang into growth mode as soon as planted and watered. Looks like it is a winner!
May 21, 2018
7 months ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Jacaranda Tree

Jacaranda Tree Planting Diretions

The Jacaranda tree (Jacaranda mimosifolia) is a lovely flowering tree that thrives in heat. Quickly reaching a height of 25-30 feet tall and 15-30 feet wide, these twisty trees provide a unique touch to the landscape. Growing in USDA zones 9-11, they love the heat but can only tolerate a light frost without causing damage to the tree.

Choosing a Location: The Jacaranda is a full sun tree that needs plenty of space to fill out. They prefer well drained, sandy soil. To bloom properly, the tree needs at least 8 hours of sun. Avoid areas that may be considered “frost pockets” (areas that are more prone to cold temperatures and/or frost), as these trees are sensitive to frost and will not bloom well or grow as quickly in those areas. Avoid planting them near swimming pools as the flower petals are abundant and can clog pool drains after dropping flowers.

Planting instructions:
1) Plant your jacaranda tree any time from early fall through winter. Planting them during the heat of summer can cause severe acclimation stress, preventing the tree from establishing properly.
2) Remove any weeds and grass from the planting area within a 3 foot area to keep them from competing with your establishing tree.
3) Water your containerized Jacaranda tree until the water flows through to hydrate all of the roots before planting.
4) Dig a hole that is 2-3 times the width of the container (the root ball), and just as deep.
5) Remove the plant from the container and loosen the roots with your fingers.
6) Place the tree in the center of the hole, holding the tree upright in the hole.
7) Begin backfilling the hole with a mixture of your native soil and sand to increase drainage (if you have sandy soil, just use your native soil mixed with a small amount of compost).
8) Place a thick layer of mulch over the planting area to protect the roots from fluctuating temperatures as well as help the tree to conserve water.
9) Water the tree well to saturate the entire planting area.

Watering: Water the Jacaranda tree well once-twice a week while the tree is establishing. The tree will need more water during the warmer months, but do not like to be in standing water. Once established the trees will only need water during times of extreme drought.

Fertilizing: Jacaranda trees need very little in the way of fertilization unless in very nutrient poor soil. You can use a well balanced slow release fertilizer formula such a 10-10-10 in early spring if needed to give the tree a boost.

Pruning: DO NOT prune your jacaranda tree except to remove dead or damaged limbs. Pruning encourages vertical shoots that will change the shape of the tree, causing it to look unsightly.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Hardiness and beauty
Renee W on Oct 6, 2018
reminds me of my home town in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
ARLENE S on Aug 31, 2018
Hardiness and beauty
Renee W on Oct 6, 2018
garry n on Sep 15, 2018
reminds me of my home town in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
ARLENE S on Aug 31, 2018
This is a common tree in the neighborhood and is a lovely tree. Our side of the street has very few trees so this tree will help with the appearance of the street line.
Kelly M on Aug 27, 2018
my wife wants lilacs
Steven M on Aug 20, 2018
I like the looks and the color.
Miriam B on Aug 5, 2018
Constance G on Jul 30, 2018
Saw this tree on hgtv beautiful tree not available any where else
Linda C on Jul 13, 2018
Always have wanted this tree
Miguel M on Jul 13, 2018
wonderful tree when in flower, fits my climate...
Charles c on Jul 12, 2018
just what I needed in my yard.its pretty
Darrell H on Jul 1, 2018
Very nice color
John H on Jun 28, 2018
it looks beautiful
Nathan C on Jun 28, 2018
Because it's a beautiful tree
Gwendolyn B on Jun 22, 2018
Gorgeous tree!
Keith H on Jun 21, 2018
It's beautiful
cynthia w on Jun 13, 2018
Saw them in San Diego n loved them. Been looking for a source to buy
steve s on Jun 5, 2018
Teresa M on Jun 4, 2018
Me and my wife saw this trees in a Park they look beautiful.
Juan P on Apr 10, 2018
I wanted a blue bloom tree.
Pauline H on Apr 9, 2018
Debra S on Apr 8, 2018
Have the tree in Ca.wonderful and very stunning looking
Ralph K on Mar 10, 2018
EDWARD T on Mar 4, 2018
Choose this tree for the hardiness, color and growing speed
Bill S on Mar 4, 2018
I needed a colorful tree that can tolerate full sun.
Carolyn D on Mar 1, 2018
I loved this tree when I lived in CA. I don't see many in the southeast and thought I'd give it a try. The purple/blue flowers are spectacular and unique. This tree will stand out among the pink or white flowers of the other trees and the carpet of color from falling flowers is beautiful.
Anne M on Feb 25, 2018
A very colorful tree and a wonderful sight to look at.
irineo a on Feb 17, 2018
the color
Mary M on Jan 30, 2018
beautiful tree . provides shade
MICHAEL R on Jan 4, 2018
I chose this tree bc we live in Tampa Florida and it is perfect for our climate. It has beautiful lavender blooms and drought tolerant.
Marcela K on Dec 30, 2017
Pretty tree for front of my house parking strip.
Tim M on Dec 5, 2017
A unique and durable tree. It will be the backdrop for my Rising Sun rebud.
Traci D on Aug 5, 2017
because of it's fabulous color and it's durability. I know this tree is all over Ethiopia and it thrives.
kathleen L on Aug 4, 2017
drought tolerant, beautiful landscape and shade tree that is also frost tolerant..what else do you want?lol....this will be a beautiful addition to my tropical front yard!!
janice p on Jul 9, 2017
Our customer requested this tree
chris m on Jul 9, 2017
Good shade tree for my climate zone.
Seth M on Jul 2, 2017
I have always loved these trees!
Joyce J on Jun 27, 2017
For my front yard
Sandra P on Apr 26, 2017
We need some color and beauty in the back yard, my husband thought it is really good looking. It is in the ground now.
BARBARA M on Apr 8, 2017
I had one in my yard in San Diego, can't wait to grow another.
Donna B on Apr 4, 2017
It's sooooo beautiful!! I loved the color very much!
Kaylan L on Apr 16, 2016
garry n on Sep 15, 2018
This is a common tree in the neighborhood and is a lovely tree. Our side of the street has very few trees so this tree will help with the appearance of the street line.
Kelly M on Aug 27, 2018
Is this tree poisionious to animals ?
Christine T on May 29, 2017
What is the freeze level of a 3 year old in zone 9?
Lisa M on Mar 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: As it gets older it’ll be hardier into the 20s. But it matters where you planted it. If possible plant it on a southern-exposed, partially shielded from the colder northern winds by larger evergreens (magnolia, live oaks) or next to a 2-story wall or house facing south; or next to an asphalt street getting early sunshine in winter. This is how mine survived being in Gainesville, Fla.
Can u plant this tree in eastern WA?
Daniel O on Apr 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
Will this tree do well in Northern California (Marysville)?
Kimberley S on Apr 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
What is the life span of the Jacaranda Tree?
Vincent on Oct 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I am not exactly sure, but I had one in my front yard when I lived in st. Pete... It was planted in 1957, just after the house was born. The last time I went to visit, last christmas, it was still there and looking great.
Is it evergreen ?
Yafah on Apr 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello Yafah,
Here on the island where we live on coastal Texas in Zone 9, our newly planted Jacaranda tree froze all the way to the ground this year with the unusually cold winter we had even though I covered it with protective blankets. Normally it would stay green all year but this year was different. I am happy to report that it is coming back from the roots. Good thing that I covered it. Jane
So do you get a potted tree that is living when comes to your house?
Bobby on Jun 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is a live tree and you plant it according to their directions.
Can the jacaranda survive in middle Indiana?
Linda S on Mar 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Not at all.
How far from the house should I plant the Jaracanda? I live in zone 10 and I am looking for a shade flowering tree that grow vertical roots so I can plant it 5' away from the house without the roots damaging the house.
Linda P on Feb 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The mature width is 15-30, so I'd say you need to be 8 to 15 feet from the house
I live in Oklahoma City Oklahoma. Would love to have this tree. Altho it is outside of ideal zone, I was wondering if this tree has any potential to do Ok in OK? Thanks for any imput.
Chets on Apr 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Look for other purple flowering trees that are hardier. I’ve seen some in SC but not as big as the Jac.
Is this a good street tree, planted next to a driveway?
mary c on Mar 12, 2017
My Jacaranda is still only about 3 feet tall and has not yet bloomed. I have researched it; when the blossoms fall, they are messy (sticky), so I would not suggest planting near the driveway where your vehicle may suffer. I planted mine between my house and my neighbor. I would guess planting near the street would be a good choice.
Can I plant in zone 6 in Ohio?
Melva M on Oct 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No. It will freeze
Can it be planted near a sewer line?
Or will it invade it?
everette h on Aug 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Planting any tree near a sewer line is risky. Roots look for water.
can you plant this from seed?
dianne t on Jul 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: As a matter of fact, a friend of mine did so successfully.
Will this tree grow well in northern Michigan?
Paula F on Mar 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Only indoors!
Does the jacarando tree have a scent and will it grow in chicago illinois?
Msheekha E on Feb 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
I live in a Canyon in Califiornia. My winter temp can go down to 10 degrees. Will this tree survive that?
Francesca on Jul 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: As it gets older it’ll be hardier into the 20s. But it matters where you planted it. If possible plant it on a southern-exposed, partially shielded from the colder northern winds by larger evergreens (magnolia, live oaks) or next to a 2-story wall or house facing south; or next to an asphalt street getting early sunshine in winter. This is how mine survived being in Gainesville, Fla. an answer to this question.
I live in IL. Can I grow this tree here?
Melanie L on May 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Please look on the Growing Zones on the fast growing trees website. It doesn't look like it.
Will these trees grow in salt air CV onditions? I livev1block from the ocean.
Diane E on Nov 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I had these trees in southern CA and lived about 5 mi. I have one in my yard and live about 8 mi from the gulf.
Is it fast growing tree ?
michelle f on Oct 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes. The tree grew from 2 feet stem to about 13 feet in 10 months.
is the Jacaranda tree grafted to seedling rootstock, cuttings or seeds?
Eloy R on Sep 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, it is growing from its owen roots.
Will this tree grow in New Mexico ?
Joe M on Aug 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
Its said to plant in early fall. It is getting warm here in Louisiana. Can I plant it now ?
James D on Apr 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I got my tree about a year ago and planted it in a large pot so it would develop a larger root system. I planted it around the first of March and it is doing well. I think it would be ok to plant now but it might do better if you transplanted to a larger container and plant in fall or early spring.
Will this tree grow in Hendersonville NC?
Biltmorelover on Mar 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately not. The growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
can this tree be grown in a large container?
Rickf on Dec 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It would do best planted in the ground in Zones 9 to 11. At maturity it gets 25 to 50 feet and 15 to 30 feet wide.
Is this jacaranda tree toxic to dogs?
Ceceh on Mar 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: All the research that I have done, they are not to toxic to dogs.
What do you use to fertilize this tree?
Vicki H on Jan 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: A yearly application of a 10-10-10 nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium slow-release granular fertilizer will provide the tree with the needed nutrients. An application of 1 tablespoon per square foot of soil underneath the trees canopy is sufficient.
I live in south georgia in zone 8. If I bought this tree do you think it would survive or should I go with something else?
Alicia D on Sep 24, 2018
How big is it when u order it? I need one as big as possible...
Casandra L on Aug 30, 2018
are this jacaranda trees from seedlings or from graphs ? Thank you.
roberto v on Aug 3, 2018

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