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

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Schotia brachypetala

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Gardening ideas

Suitable for a large garden. Scotia brachypetala bears striking red flower and is an ideal shade tree.

Schotia brachypetala

Weeping boer-bean


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

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Medium: 10m high; 8m 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 modest water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

Nectar feeders


  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

showy flowers

  • Value to game?

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