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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).

Dais cotinifolia

Dais cotinifolia | Pompon tree | Flowers in profusion

Pompon-tree | One of our smaller trees | George airport

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Dais cotinifolia does not like pruning. It needs much TLC if planted in a pot.

Dais cotinifolia



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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, compost rich

Small: 5m 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?

no value

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