A picture of a Liperekisi-Tsa-Makhoaba

Liperekisi-Tsa-Makhoaba

Diospyros austro-africana

Also known as

Senokonoko, Umbhongisa

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

More images of Liperekisi-Tsa-Makhoaba

Dispyros austro-africana leaves
Dispyros austro-africana flowers
Dispyros austro-africana

Liperekisi-Tsa-Makhoaba Overview

Diospyros austro-africana is a beautiful indigenous shrub or small tree that bears little cream, pink and even red lantern-like flowers. Not only attractive to man but also to birds and butterflies, it grows in different regions and conditions across the country. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Liperekisi-Tsa-Makhoaba

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of Liperekisi-Tsa-Makhoaba

Other uses

Edible