Natal Guarri

Euclea natalensis

Natal Ebony, Large-Leaved Guarri, Umhlangula

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Euclea natalensis tree
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Euclea natalensis is an adaptable, easy-to-grow tree with a neat, dense, rounded crown of dark green foliage, decorative pale, gold-tinged new growth, and makes a useful screening plant or handsome shade tree. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Winter, Spring

Special features

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Ebenaceae

Flower colour

Cream

Credits

profile iconEuclea natalensis
by Alice Notten, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, February 2010 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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