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Australian Baobab, Gadawon
A small to medium-sized, dry deciduous tree to rarely more than 12 m (40 ft.) tall, native to dry regions in northwestern Australia and the only species in the genus to occur outside of Africa. Adansonia gregorii has a thick, usually rather short but extremely wide, bottle-shaped trunk that can reach 5 m (16 ft.) in diameter and a compact, rather sparse crown. The large flowers are cream colored and are followed by large, round fruits with kidney-shaped seeds embedded in dry, white, edible flesh. In cultivation it does best in the dry tropics in USDA Zone 10 or above. Soak seeds in water for a day before sowing in a well draining substrate.