• Scientific name:  Bucida buceras/ Dwarf geometry tree


  • Place of origin: Mexico.


  • Description: Bucida grows into a stately tree,  about 12m  in height, with branches spreading horizontally, in layers. Leaves are tiny, bright and light green on these branches, giving an effect of a graceful arrangement of feathery circles on the tree. Flowers and fruits are insignificant.


  • Grow best: In full sunlight, well-drained soil.


  • Use: Mainly used as ornamental trees in landscaping. The termite resistant wood is also valuable in the timber industry finding use in construction sites, railroad ties and pilings.


  • Special note: A variegated  species is also available at 5 MagicSeeds.