African White Stinkwood
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
Sowing time in Autumn; Germination time about 15-30days.
Special features of African White Stinkwood
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.
Other uses of African White Stinkwood
Landscaping, timber and to attract birds.