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nurserylive-kigelia
nurserylive-kigelia
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Kigelia is based on an African name. The genus Kigelia has one species and occurs only in Africa.

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Kigelia Plant

Description for Kigelia

Plant height: 3 - 6 inches (7 - 16 cm)
Plant spread:

The short, squat trunk has light brown, sometimes flaky bark and supports a dense rounded to spreading crown of leathery, slightly glossy foliage (deciduous). The huge, grey-brown fruits, 800 x 120 mm. hang from long stalks, from December to June and weigh anything up to 9 kg.

Common name(s): Sausage Tree
Flower colours: blood-red
Bloom time: August to November.
Max reachable height: Over 40 ft.
Difficulty to grow: Easy.

Planting and 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.
Temperature: 4C to 40C.
Fertilizer: A time released fertilizer 8-3-9 or similar.

Caring for Kigelia

    Typical uses of Kigelia

    Special features:

    Ornamental use: A popular shade and street tree.

    Medicinal use: 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. It also has internal applications, including the treatment of dysentery, ringworm, tapeworm, malaria, diabetes, pneumonia and toothache. The leaves in a compound applied for a backache.

    References

      http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantklm/kigeliaafric.htm http://toptropicals.com/html/toptropicals/articles/trees/kigelia.htm

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    4 / 5 Nalini 28 November 2019
    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.
    5 / 5 Meena Sekkappan 25 November 2019
    Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.
    5 / 5 Shiva Ranjani Reddy 25 November 2019
    Young ones adapt better
    4 / 5 Divya Nirbhay Mishra 23 November 2019
    Plant received in good packing, but is not similar as shown in web site.
    5 / 5 Kushal Agnihotri 21 November 2019
    Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

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