Croton sylvaticus (Euphorbiaceae). Forest Fever-berry (e), Boskoorsbessie (a), umHloshozane (z), umGwaqanisa (x). Semi-hardy, occasionally deciduous trees with a dense crown and attractive large, bicoloured leaves. The flowers on long stalks are cream and borne from spring to mid summer. Although the flowers are fairly nondescript they are followed by long bunches of apricot-orange coloured fruit that adorn the tree for many months. The seeds attract birds and it is also an important butterfly host plant. Size 7 to 18m S.A. No. 330. Date of harvest : September 2016. Locality : Ex hort. Sowing : Sow in trays filled with seedling soil or a mixture of river sand and sifted compost (1:1) and keep moist.