TreeBook: Tree Species Indigenous to Southern Africa, indexed by Scientific name.
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Rapanea melanophloeos | Cape-beech | Kaapse boekenhout | A neat, upright, evergreen tree. | Oubaai Golf Estate
Suitable for a small garden. Plant it as a focal point and shade tree. Cape beech's up-right growth form has a somewhat formal look and will compliment a formal garden design. It is a no-nonsense, hardy tree. The species has a tendency to sprout from root suckers which must be controlled, but is otherwise low maintenance.
It is hardy (min. temperature -2C )
It will grow in soil type:
well-drained, compost rich
Medium: 10m high; 6m crown
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It's drought tolerance?
Requires modest water
Bisexual flower on the same tree
up to 10m
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