TreeBook: Tree Species Indigenous to Southern Africa, indexed by Scientific name.
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Celtis africana | White stinkwood | A statuesque indigenous tree. Very hardy, medium to large deciduous tree
Suitable for planting in a small garden as a summer shade tree. Celtis africana's leaves gradually turns yellow from February and is without any leaves for about 3 months. Be warned that unscrupulous nurseries sell celtis sinensis (a non-indigenous species) as "White stinkwood". Sinensis cross pollinates with Celtis africana, slowly destroying our indigenous specie. If you have sinensis in your garden, please remove them.
It is very hardy (min. temperature is -6C)
It will grow in soil type:
well-drained, compost rich
Medium: 10m high; 6m crown
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Bisexual flower on same the tree
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