Cussonia spicata

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An evergreen tree with a distinctive form. It has a yellowish-grey, thick and corky bark. The compound leaves are crowded at the end of the branches and are up to 70cm in diameter. They have 5-9 dark green (or bluish-green) leaflets with a toothed margin. The flowers are greenish-yellow and are closely packed along thick spikes. The fruit develops on these spikes, turning purple when mature.

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An attractive focal plant to use in a large garden or in a rockery
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