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Nuxia congesta

Family: Loganiaceae (Strychnos family)

Common names: Brittlewood (E); Broshout (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree

Nuxia congesta

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

3m x 3m
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

Nuxia congesta

DESCRIPTION

A shrub or small tree with a dark brown bark that shreds in longitudinal strips. The leathery leaves are in whorls of three and are crowded at the ends of the branches. It bears a hairy capsule containing many seeds.

WILDLIFE
LANDSCAPING USES
Great plant for a bird garden.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Country, Forest, Formal, Grassland, Rockery, Woodland
FOLIAGE
FRUIT

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