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Combretum imberbe

Common names: Leadwood (E); umAngwenja (Z); Hardekool (A); Mohwelere-tshipi (NS);

Native to: Southern Africa
Tree

Combretum imberbe

SEMI-DECIDUOUS

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

15m x 10m
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

Combretum imberbe

DESCRIPTION

A semi-deciduous tree with a sparse, roundish crown. The pale grey bark is cracked into rectangular blocks. The leaves are hairless and grey-green. The pale green flowers are borne on anxillary spikes. The fruit is 4-winged, yellowish-green and covered wiht silvery scales.

LANDSCAPING USES
A useful plant for a medium-large bird garden.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Woodland
BARK

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