Combretum bracteosum

Botanical Name: Combretum bracteosum

Common Name(s): Hiccup Nut

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Description:

This plant bears dull green, oval-shaped sometimes red-tinted foliage, with pale undersides. The flowers are orange-red in Summer followed by roundish fruit.

Family: Combretaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: Kom-breet-um

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Deciduous
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Semi Frost Hardy
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Indigenous
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Full Sun
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Moderate Watering

Drought Tolerance

High

Flowers


January
February
October
November
December

Description:
This plant bears orange-red flowers in Summer.

 


Foliage

Description:
This plant bears dull green, oval-shaped sometimes red-tinted foliage, with pale undersides.


Fruit

Description:
This plant bears roundish fruit.


Growth Rate

Fast

Maintenance

Requires thorough summer watering.

 

Origin

Southern Africa

 

 

Other Languages

Hikklimop (A)
uQotha (Xhosa)

 

Planting Instructions

Plant in full sun and in well-drainded soil.

Size

3.5 m * 2 m

Soil Conditions

Sandy , Well drained

Uses in landscape design

Ideal for informal hedging and screening.

 

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