Pillow tree (ochroma lagopus)

Catalog # 86 - This fast growing tree is also known as the light wood Balsa. It is a great growing tropical that adapts well as a potted plant/tree that is not a heavy plant to move around. Grows huge glossy green
heart shaped leaves with small white flowers. Fruit pods contain silk used in pillows. Needs to be watered regularly and can grow to an impressive houseplant in a season. See picture on the rainforest gallery.