25 Simarouba glauca Seeds, Paradise Tree Seeds
Paradise Tree is found in coastal hammocks throughout South Florida, the Keys, the Caribbean and Tropical America. Relatively fast growing, it is a common component of the upper canopy, effortlessly reaching heights of greater than 40 feet.
It can be propagated from seeds, grafting and tissue culture technology. Fruits are collected in the month of April / May, when they are ripe and then dried in sun for about a week. Skin is separated and seeds are grown in plastic bags to produce saplings. Saplings 2 to 3 months old can be transplanted to a plantation.