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Burchellia bubalina

Common names: Wild Pomegranate (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree

Burchellia bubalina

FLOWER COLOUR:

FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Burchellia bubalina

DESCRIPTION

A neat shrub with glossy dark green foliage, decorated with clusters of tubular, nectar-rich orange to coral-red flowers. The stems are crooked and covered in smooth pale grey bark which roughens with age. The interesting urn-shaped fruit remains on the plant for months.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION
Forests.
WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts sunbirds.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately throughout the year.
MAINTENANCE
Low maintenance.
LANDSCAPING USES
GARDEN THEMES
Country, Forest, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
BARK
PESTS & DISEASES
Seldom attacked by pests.

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