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Catha edulis

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Gardening ideas

Suitable for planting in a small garden as "something out-of-the-ordinary"

Catha edulis

Bushmen's tea

Boesmanstee

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It is mildly sensitive ( min. temperature is -0.5C)

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 8m high; 4m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

No

  • It's leaf growth is

deciduous

  • It's growth rate is

medium

  • It's roots are

non-aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

None

None

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

inconspicuous

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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