Azanza garckeana Slymappel (afrikaans)Azanza (english)Morojwa (tswana)Mutogwe (venda)

Taxonomy

Family MALVACEAE
Genus Azanza
Specie garckeana
SA Plant Number 466
Basionym Azanza garckeana

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Description

Azanza garckeana is a fairly hardy, deciduous, small to medium-sized tree with greyish-black, fibrous bark. This drought-resistant little tree has palmate-shaped attractive foliage.

From December to May it bears large, showy, solitary bell-shaped yellow flowers with purplish-brown centres. The large round fruits are sweet and edible but quite glutinous.

This tree makes a beautiful container plant.

Although it is drought-resistant it will thrive with adequate water. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

Size: 3 to 13m

Wildlife

Uses

Container plant:

This tree makes a beautiful container plant .

Distribution

Limpopo
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