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Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata - Plant

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The tree is evergreen where rainfall occurs throughout the year, but deciduous where there is a long dry season.
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Description for Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata

Kigelia africana, commonly called sausage tree, is native to riverbanks, floodplains, open woodlands and savannas from sub-Saharan central Africa to South Africa. It typically grows to 50 to 60 tall with a stout trunk and rounded to spreading crown. Smooth, gray-brown bark may flake with age. Rough, pinnate-compound, yellowish-green leaves (to 8 long), with each leaf having 3 to 8 leaflets

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
- Dark red Seasonal bloomer 50 to 60 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun to part shade Well drained soil Medium 4 to 40 degrees C A time released fertilizer 8-3-9 or similar.

Caring for Sausage Tree

    Typical uses of Sausage Tree

    Special features:

    Ornamental use: The tree is widely grown as an ornamental tree

    Medicinal use: Kigelia is also used in a number of skin care products.

    References

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kigelia

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