Silk Floss tree growth

A couple months ago, before we left 8002, I took pictures of the garden, including the Silk Floss tree that we grew from seed (see last years post). On our return, the Silk Floss tree has grown a lot; here’s my attempt to frame the picture the same:

Stepping back enough to see the whole tree, and close-up of the spikes on the trunk:

If it grows this much in two months, what’s it going to be like next summer?!