Cape Chestnut
Calodendron capense - Cape Chestnut
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A medium South African tree species with a dense spreading crown and smooth grey trunk. Noted for its flowering display in early summer, it bears masses of showy, light pink to dark mauve flowers.
Growth Width — 6m
Growth Height — 10m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Pink
Flowering Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice mulch to keep roots cool
Watering needs Keep soil moist, especially in dry weather.
Pruning Advice No pruning generally required.