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  • CALODENDRON capense (Cape Chestnut)

CALODENDRON capense (Cape Chestnut)

A medium South African tree species with a dense spreading crown and smooth grey trunk. Noted for its flowering display in early summer. It bears masses of showy, light pink to dark mauve flowers.

HEIGHT AND SHAPE AT MATURITY
Medium Tree: 8 to 15 metres
Rounded Shape

SPECIAL USES/FEATURES
As a Street Tree
As a Specimen
As a Windbreak
Along Roadside
Has Non-invasive Roots
Is Fauna Attracting

CONDITIONS
Suitable in Full Sun
Suitable in Light Shade
Suitable in Loamy Soil
Suitable in Acidic Soil
Is Frost Resistant
Is Resistant to Drought
Is Resistant to Pollution
Is Resistant to Coastal Exposure