Rauvolfia caffra

FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 30m x 12m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

An evergreen tree with a roundish crown. The bark is yellowish-brown, corky and cracked into small squares on older branches. The elongated leaves are borne in whorls of three and are glossy and leathery. It bears small, white, sweetly-scented flowers on branched heads. The fruit is a glossy black berry.

GARDEN THEMES:
Country, forest, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A decorative shade tree for the larger garden and park. A must in the garden to attract birds and butterflies.

FOLIAGE:
FULL GALLERY:
WITH THANKS TO:
Treeshop for their input on tree images, www.treeshop.co.za