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Basboontjie

Elephantorrhiza burkei

Also known as

Basbos, Tshisesevhafa

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Basboontjie

Elephantorrhiza burkei, flat, brown to reddish brown pods.
Elephantorrhiza burkei
Elephantorrhiza burkei, fragrant, creamy white to yellow flower spikes in early summer.
Elephantorrhiza burkei, flat, brown to reddish brown pods.

Basboontjie Overview

This low -growing tree boasts fragrant, creamy white to yellow flowers in early summer and can also be successfully grown in a container, as it has a non-aggressive root system. ZA Distribution: Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special features of Basboontjie

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Other uses of Basboontjie

Other uses

Medicinal