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Gardenia volkensii

Gardenia volkensii | Bushveld gardenia | Bosveldkatjiepiering | Ideal tree for a small or even very small garden | Roodeplaat, Pretoria

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a very small garden. Plant it for its striking branch structure, fresh-green spring leaves and large fruits which remain on the tree for a long time.

Gardenia volkensii

Bushveld gardenia

Bosveldkatjiepiering

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It is hardy -survives a minimum temperature of -4C

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 3m high, 2.5m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

Yes

  • 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 the same tree

  • Birds?

None

None

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

showy flowers

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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