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Olea capensis subs. capensis RSA Tree No 618 : fact sheet


Species name:
Olea capensis subs. capensis RSA Tree No 618
Common names:
Bastard Ironwood ,Basterysterhoud ,Black Ironwood
Description:
Batard Ironwood Tree Medium/Shrub Very Tall

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 1100cm
Width:
Less than 500cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm ,Tree Medium - below 1100cm ,Shrubs All ,A tree
Usage:
Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Wood useful for furniture/instruments ,Wood useful for construction ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Blackish/Very Dark Tones ,Edible
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May)
Features:
Foliage:
Evergreen

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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Habitat Gardens & Nurseries

Somerset West
cell: 0824553443
tel: 0218554400

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
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George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za
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