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Faurea galpinii

Family: Proteaceae (Protea family)

Common names: Bush Beechwood (E); Bosboekenhout (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree

Faurea galpinii

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

8m x 5m
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

Faurea galpinii

DESCRIPTION

An attractive evergreen tree with a spreading crown. The bark is dark and fissured. The dark green leaves are 10cm long, lanceolate with margins entire. The flowers are born on short spikes and are greenish-white. The fruit is small nutlets covered in long, whitish hairs.

LANDSCAPING USES
A magnificent specimen for a small garden or forest garden.
GARDEN THEMES
Forest, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
BARK

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