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

Please find below key attributes of the tree that you are looking for. To see these attributes for another tree species, click  either Tree List Wizard (Find tree by attributes) or Tree List by name (Find tree by its name).

Bolusanthus speciousus

Bolusanthus speciousus | Tree wisteria | Stunning flowers in early spring

Tree wisteria | Typical compact form with a dense leaf structure | Pretoria

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Tree wisteria has a soft, drooping branch appearance. Its stunning purple flowers are well known.

Bolusanthus speciousus

Tree wisteria


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It is very hardy (min. temperature is -6C)

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 8m high; 4m 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?



  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

showy flowers in profusion

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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