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Dombeya rotundifolia

Wild pear | profusion of white flowers in early spring | North-east of Pretoria

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Dombeya rotundifolia responds well to pruning. It flowers profusely in early spring before leaf budding.

Dombeya rotundifolia

Wild pear

Blompeer

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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 8m high; 4 crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

No

  • 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?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

None

None

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

flowers inprofusion

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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