Cape Ash

Ekebergia capensis

Dogplum

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This is a large attractive evergreen tree that has been used as a street tree in many towns and cities of South Africa, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is also a good ornamental garden tree and its fruits are enjoyed by birds and mammals.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Special features

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Meliaceae

Flower colour

Green, Cream

Credits

profile iconEkebergia capensis
by Mhlonishwa D. Dlamini, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, December 2004 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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