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

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Nuxia floribunda

Nuxia floribunda | Forest elder | Evergreen, flowers profusely

Forest elder | Typical growth form | Can be pruned to remain small | Oubaai Ghof Estate

Gardening ideas

Nuxia floribunda is suitable for a small garden if pruned.

Nuxia floribunda

Forest elder


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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, compost rich

Medium: 15m high; 6m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?


  • It's leaf growth is


  • It's growth rate is


  • It's roots are

slightly aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs much water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

Insect feeders

up to 10m

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

flowers in profusion

  • Value to game?

no value

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