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

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Buddleja glomerata

Buddleja glomerata | Karoo sage | Evergreen screening tree for a small garden

Buddleja glomerata | Karoo sage | The striking silver color of the leaves makes it an attractive garden subject. | Mountain Zebra National Park

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a very small garden if pruned. Use Buddleja glomerata striking silver look as a color contrast in the garden. It is frost hardy, drought tolerant and ideal as focal point or screen up to 2m high.

Buddleja glomerata

Karoo sage


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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 2m 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?

Drought tolerant

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?


up to 2m

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?


  • Value to game?

no value

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