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African White Stinkwood

Celtis africana

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40m

Max

7m

3m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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African White Stinkwood Overview

This is an excellent landscaping tree, gives full shade in summer and can grow under a wide range of conditions. It is a medium to large sized deciduous tree and the small yellow fruits are enjoyed by birds. Tree can be easily confused with Celtis sinensis (Chinese white stinkwood).

Common problems with African White Stinkwood

Generally problem free

    How to harvest African White Stinkwood

    Harvest seeds in summer.

    How to propagate African White Stinkwood

    Seed

    Sowing time in Autumn; Germination time about 15-30days.

    Special features of African White Stinkwood

    Attracts birds

    Birds like, rameron pigeons, willow warblers, black-eyed bulbuls, mousebirds and crested barbets feed on the berries.

    Attracts useful insects

    Celtis africana leaves are food for the larvae of the long-nosed butterfly.

    Drought resistant

    Other uses of African White Stinkwood

    Landscaping, timber and to attract birds.

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