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Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. africana

Common names: Sickle Bush (E); uGagane (Z); Sekelbos (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree

Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. africana

DECIDUOUS

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

5m x 4m
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

Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. africana

DESCRIPTION

A small spiny shrub or multi-stemmed tree with many intertwined branches bearing sharp spines. The flowers are long, slender spikes which are half pink and the other half yellow.

LANDSCAPING USES
Although this plant is not suitable for small gardens, it is an attractive specimen for larger gardens.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Grassland
FLOWERS
FRUIT

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