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Tallow tree 100 seeds florida aspen popcorn Triadica sebifera biodiesel bees fast shade
Chinese Tallow tree, Florida aspen, popcorntree used for biodiesel fuel, fast growing shade tree. survivalist tree seeds
Bonsai, fall color changing leaves southern tree
a survivalist must have tree, treating medical boils
honey bee food tree , alternative oil production
popcorn tree refers to its white seed .
Grows rapidly, begins seed production approximate 3 years, produces abundant viable seed. Resistant to native pests.
Can produce an average of 100,000 seeds a year making it a great cash crop and a drought resistant crop.
Candles, soap, cloth and fuel are made from the tallow. The oil is used in machine oils, a crude lamp oil, in making varnishes and paints due to its quick drying properties, substitute for linseed oil.
Oil from seeds can be a substitute for petroleum.
Estimates that 25 barrels of oil per year can be produced as a source of energy from 4,000 to 10,000 kg of seed .
The nectar is non-toxic, and it has become a major honey plant for beekeepers. The honey is of high quality, and is produced copiously during the month of June, on the Gulf Coast. In the Gulf coast states, beekeepers migrate with their honey bees to good tallow locations near the sea.
Triadica sebifera, also known as Sapium sebiferum, is commonly known as the Chinese tallow tree, Florida aspen, chicken tree, gray popcorn tree, and candleberry tree. The tree is native to eastern Asia, and is most commonly associated with eastern China, Taiwan, and Japan. In these regions, the waxy coating of the seeds is used for candle and soap making, and the leaves are used as herbal medicine to treat boils.
The specific epithets sebifera and sebiferum mean "wax-bearing" and refer to the vegetable tallow that coats the seeds.
It is useful in the production of biodiesel because it is the third most productive vegetable oil producing crop in the world, after algae and oil palm. ] taken from wikipedia.org/wiki/Popcorn_tree