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

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Bauhinia galpinii

Bauhinia galpinii | Pride-of-De Kaap | Flowering tree

Pride-of-De Kaap | Flowering shrub-like tree | Ideal for screening up to 2m height

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Use Pride-of-de Kaap as a screen up to 2m. The tree bears beautiful red flowers

Bauhinia galpinii

Pride-of-De Kaap


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It is mildly sensitive ( min. temperature is -0.5C)

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 3m high; 3m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?


  • It's leaf growth is


  • It's growth rate is


  • It's roots are


  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?


up to 2m

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

showy flowers

  • Value to game?

no value

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