University of Florida

Pithecellobium unguis-cati

Common name(s): Catclaw Blackbead, Cat's-Claw, Blackbead

Plant type: evergreen small tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: scarification
Comment: Seeds may be collected at any time. Scarify for ten minutes in hydrogen sulfite. Plant seeds one inch deep. Seedbeds are not mulched, but shaded 75-80%.