Kigelia - Plant
Common name: Sausage Tree
Bloom time: August to November.
Height: Over 40 ft.
Difficulty level: Easy.
Planting & Care
Protect young plants from frost. Plant in full sun, add lots of compost and mulch well.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Soil pH 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Water: Water moderately.
Temprature: 4°C to 40°C.
Fertilizer: A time released fertilizer 8-3-9 or similar.
- To treat a wide range of skin problems, from fungal infections, boils, psoriasis and eczema, to the more serious diseases, such as leprosy, syphilis and skin cancer.
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- The leaves in a compound applied for backache.
- A popular shade and street tree.
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