TreeBook: Tree Species Indigenous to Southern Africa,   indexed by Scientific name.

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Heteropyxis natalensis

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Gardening ideas

Suitable for a very small garden as focal point. Heteropyxis has striking bark and autumn colors. Really beautiful.

Heteropyxis natalensis

Lavender tree

Laventelboom

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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 5m high; 3m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

Yes

  • It's leaf growth is

semi-deciduous

  • It's growth rate is

fast

  • It's roots are

non-aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

Insect feeders

up to 5m

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

inconspicuous

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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