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Calpurnia aurea flowers 1

Calpurnia aurea

Calpurnia (english)
Geelkeur (afrikaans)
Muhalika (venda)
Idywadi (xhosa)
Umkhiphampethu (zulu)


Genus Calpurnia
Specie aurea
SA Plant Number 219
Basionym Calpurnia aurea

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Calpurnia aurea is a hardy, evergreen, fast growing, graceful shrub or small tree with bright, emerald green foliage.

Pendulous bunches of brilliant yellow, pea-like flowers are borne from November to March although there are a few flowers throughout the year. It starts flowering at a young age. Carpenter Bees are attracted to the bright flowers.

Pruning back of the tips helps to induce flowering and ensures a compact shape. Grow in sun or semi-shade.

It is ideal in a tiny garden or courtyard and can, with age, develop interesting shapes.

It has many medicinal uses.

Size: up to 4m




Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu Natal,  Eastern Cape

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