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Berchemia zeyheri

Red ivory | Beautiful shade tree for a small garden | North-East of Pretoria

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Red ivory is a compact, mushroom shaped tree, ideal as a focal point.

Berchemia zeyheri

Red ivory

Rooi-ivoor

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It is hardy -survives a min. temperature of -2C

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Medium: 8m high; 8m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

Yes

  • It's leaf growth is

deciduous

  • It's growth rate is

medium

  • It's roots are

slightly aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Separate male and female trees

  • Birds?

Fruit eaters

None

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

inconspicuous

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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