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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).

Englerophytum magalismontanum

Englerophytum magalismontanum | Transvaal milkplum | Stamvrug | edible fruit

Englerophytum magalismontanum | Transvaal milkplum | Stamvrug | Attractive leaves and interesting fruit. Something quite different | Bateleur Nature Reserve

Gardening ideas

Transvaal milkplum is an ideal tree for a small or even very small garden. Plant it for its edible fruit and rust-brown new leaves which change to glossy, dark-green later on. It is a decorative tree which will stand out in your garden.

Englerophytum magalismontanum

Transvaal milkplum


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It is hardy - survives a minimum temperature of -2C

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy or rocky

Small: 2.5m high, 2m 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?

Separate male and female trees

  • Birds?

Fruit eaters


  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?


  • Value to game?

no value

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