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A picture of a Soap Glossy-Leaf

Soap Glossy-Leaf

Noltea africana

Also known as

Noltea, Soap Bush, Soap Dogwood, Umahlahlakwa, Umaluleka

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Soap Glossy-Leaf

Noltea africana, flowers (Greg Nichols).
Noltea africana, fruits and seeds (Greg Nichols).
Noltea africana, flowers and foliage.
Noltea africana in the Kirstenbosch Arboretum.

Soap Glossy-Leaf Overview

An ornamental shrub or small tree with clusters of fragrant white flowers from winter to spring. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Soap Glossy-Leaf

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Soap Glossy-Leaf

Other uses

Medicinal