Cassia javanica is a fast growing tree which flowers in spring and sheds its leaves in the winter months. It has a straight trunk that reaches heights of 25 - 40m. The flowers range in colour from pale pink to crimson with yellow coloured stamens and are found in open clusters.
The ground under the tree is covered with a beautiful carpet of pink towards the end of the flowering season. Because of its beauty and suitable size Cassia javanica is planted as a shade and ornamental tree on streets and in parks.