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Peltophorum africanum

Peltophorum africanum | Weeping wattle | Typical form of the tree when growing in the wild. Prune it up to form either a single or multi-stem tree with a spreading crown. | North-east Pretoria

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Weeping wattle bears showy, bright yellow flowers, often in profusion. The trunk is naturally not straight stemmed. Use this feature to create a striking focal point in a small garden. Plant this beautiful tree in a large pot if you have a very small garden.

Peltophorum africanum

Weeping wattle

Huilboom

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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained sandy

Medium: 6m high; 8m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

Yes

  • It's leaf growth is

semi-deciduous

  • It's growth rate is

fast

  • It's roots are

slightly aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

Insect feeders

None

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

showy flowers in profusion

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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