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Dodonaea viscosa Purpurea : fact sheet


Species name:
Dodonaea viscosa Purpurea
Common names:
Sand olive ,Sandolien
Description:
Sand olive, Shrub Very Tall/Tree Small, Coastal

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Nama - Summer Rain ,RSA-High Veld Grasslands/Montane - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 700cm
Width:
Less than 300cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm ,Tree Small - below 700cm ,Shrubs All ,A tree
Usage:
Good Hedge ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Greenish Tones ,Poisonous
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones ,Greenish Tones ,Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones ,Flowers-Good cut flower
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May) ,Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage greenish above

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock

Granny's Green Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 078 373 6009
tel: 021 505 7535
email: heidi.edson@suninternational.com
Retail stock

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
Retail stock

Kraaibosch Nurseries

George
tel: 044 8890092
email: info@kraaibosch.com
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za
Stellenbosch
cell: 082 9635676
tel: 021 8876972
email: karin@nonkeplants.com
Retail stock
Cape Town
tel: 0217890330
email: michela@plantsinstock.co.za
Retail stock

Tulbagh Kwekery

Tulbagh
tel: 0232300694
email: plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
Retail stock