TreeBook: Tree Species Indigenous to Southern Africa, indexed by Scientific name.
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Diospyros lycioides | Bluebush | Bloubos | A tough, hardy shrub-like tree which occurs almost throughout South Africa | Leeuwfontein Estates, Pretoria
Suitable for a small garden as a screening tree or to create a bush veld look and feel. Plant it for its red fruit, which will attract fruit eating birds, and sweetly scented flowers, which will attract insects and bees. It is a no-nonsense, easy grower that tolerates almost all soil types.
It is very hardy (min. temperature -6C
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Small: 4m high; 3m crown
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Bisexual flower on the same tree
up to 5m
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