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MorôTô

Pterocarpus angolensis

Full Sun
Advanced care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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MorôTô Overview

A brown and papery, spiky, fried egg is what the seed pod of this beautiful tree looks like. The pods remain on the tree long after the leaves have fallen and make it easy to identify. It is one of the two Trees of Year for 2003, the other being the red currant, Rhus chirindensis.

Special features of MorôTô

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Other uses of MorôTô

Other uses

Medicinal