The Calpurnia aurea is a multi-stemmed shrub or small, graceful tree with a light, open crown. The tree normally grows to a height of 2 – 4 m. Synonyms: Calpurnia lasiogyne E. Mey. Calpurnia subdecandra (L’Hér.) Schweick. Podalyria aurea (Aiton) Willd. Robinia subdecandra L’Hér. Plant Morphology: Growth Form: Large shrub or small tree growing m tall in the open or m in forests. Foliage: Odd-pinnate compound leaves (20 cm.

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Calpurnia aurea – Wild laburnum – Geelkeurboom

How do you cultivate this tree? Filler Either a fast growing tree or shrub used temporarily to fill in an area while the permanent plants grow to a desired size, or a plant used to fill gaps in borders or beds. Calpurnea aurea seedlings Hi P.

The wood is heavy and hard but not much used. Dassies eat the flower buds and young flowers. Pioneer for new gardens A very fast growing plant, able to withstand hardship, that can be calpunria to populate land that has recently been cleared of natural vegetation. A new name, new look, mobile device friendly layout and additional features in the coming months. I had planted some onion seeds directly in the bag of soil laying flat on the ground. Summer Plants will seldom bloom for the entire season as given in the list, but should flower during a period within these parameters.


Any tips you can share? In forests it can be a 9 to 15 m tree while in the open it is more often a shrub or small tree 2 – 4 m tall.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Calpurnia aurea subsp. aurea

Refer to the following sites for the best method of planting trees:. Three subspecies calpurnix recognized: Carissa macrocarpa does not have Light or Dappled Shade Found below trees with sparse, open foliage. I really like the plant. I would also like to grow more of these from the seed pods. Water Features These plants may have dramatic, lush foliage or graceful form.

Fabaceae – The legume and pod-bearing family. Container Trees, shrubs and ornamental species that can adapt to growing in a restricted environment. Leave A Comment Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.

The tree normally grows to a height of 2 — 4 m and is very fast growing. A multi-stemmed shrub or a small graceful slender evergreen tree 2 – 4 m tall with a light, open crown. Geelkeurboom; Kaapse Geelkeur IsiXhosa: During the summer an interesting plant emerged and I allowed it to grow to see what it would be. Partial Shade The area is in shade for part of the day and in full sun for part of the day. Attracts Birds This plant will attract birds.

Fast Specifying growth rate can be very misleading as there is considerable variation of growth rate depending on type and species of plant, available water, supplementary feeding, mulching and general care, as well as the plants suitability and adaptability to the garden environment.


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The flowers are especially enticing calpuria carpenter bees. The pods are indehiscent do not split open when mature. It is difficult to make transplanting suggestions without knowing the size of the plants. The wood is yellowish with a dark brown heartwood that is heavy and hard but not much used. Thank you for your answer.

Unspecified parts are used to destroy maggots and the leaves are used to treat allergic rashes, particularly those caused by caterpillars. It can also be planted as a specimen plant on its surea in the lawn or a rockery.

Flowers are visited by carpenter bees and many other insects. The photo was taken in August before the yellow flowers emerged. Rock Garden An area constructed of larger rocks, arranged naturally, to emphasise the use of stones as a main element. By Edeth Mukaro T View other plants in this family QR code link View other plants aure this genus.