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Combretum erythrophyllum (100 seeds)


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Combretum erythrophyllum (Combretaceae). River Bushwillow (e), Riviervaderlandswilg (a), umBondwe (z), Modibo (s). Very hardy, fast growing, deciduous, drought resistant, medium to large tree with yellow to red autumn colors. It has whitish puffball fragrant flowers in early summer followed by four-winged seeds. The flowers attract both birds and insects. This stately tree makes a wonderful avenue tree with its lovely shape and beautiful bark or plant as a single specimen shade tree. Plant in sun or semi-shade. Size up to 12m. S.A. No. 536. Sowing: Sow seeds in summer. Seeds take 15 days to start germinate. Locality: Bloemfontein. Harvest: August 2023