A picture of a Small Ironwood

Small Ironwood

Olea capensis

Also known as

Black Ironwood

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Small Ironwood Overview

Happy the grandchild who inherits a garden shaded by a black ironwood tree, for they have grandparents of great foresight and intelligence. These trees are second in size only to the Big-tree yellowwoods of the southern Cape forests, and are at least as long-lived.

Special features of Small Ironwood

Attracts birds

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Small Ironwood

Other uses