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Brachylaena discolor

Coast silver oak tree | Probably pruned to achieve this shape | Mosselbay

Gardening ideas

Suitable for planting in large and very large gardens only. Ideal as a screen up to 5m, or as a wind break.

Brachylaena discolor

Coast silver oak

Kusvaalbos

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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Medium: 10m high; 6m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

No

  • It's leaf growth is

evergreen

  • It's growth rate is

fast

  • It's roots are

aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Separate male and female trees

  • Birds?

None

up to 10m

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

flowers in profusion

  • Value to game?

no value

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