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Dichrostachys cinerea subsp africana RSA Tree No 190 : fact sheet


Species name:
Dichrostachys cinerea subsp africana RSA Tree No 190
Common names:
Kalahari Christmas tree ,Sekelbos ,Sickle bush
Description:
Sickle Bush, Kalahari Christmas tree Tree Very Small/ShrubTall

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 300cm
Width:
Less than 300cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm ,Tree Very Small - below 300cm ,Shrubs All ,A tree
Usage:
Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Wood useful for construction ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies
Fruit:
Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Edible
Flowers:
Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones ,Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Leaves Compound-Leaflets Entire

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