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Kigelia - Plant
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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
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 reacahble 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 Chaithra Iyengar 01 July 2018
    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?
    5 / 5 SAROJ KUMAR RAUTARAY 01 July 2018
    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
    5 / 5 Parvati Gujju 30 June 2018
    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it
    5 / 5 prosenjit 09 June 2018
    Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient
    5 / 5 Nagendra 28 May 2018
    Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price

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