Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata – Plant

Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata – Plant

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The tree is evergreen where rainfall occurs throughout the year, but deciduous where there is a long dry season.

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01 Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata Plant

Description for Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata

Plant height: 3 – 6 inches
Plant spread:

Kigelia africana, commonly called sausage tree, is native to riverbanks, floodplains, open woodlands and savannas from sub-Saharan central Africa to South Africa. It typically grows to 50 to 60 tall with a stout trunk and rounded to spreading crown. Smooth, gray-brown bark may flake with age. Rough, pinnate-compound, yellowish-green leaves (to 8 long), with each leaf having 3 to 8 leaflets

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Flower colours: Dark red
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reachable height: 50 to 60 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 4 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer: A time released fertilizer 8-3-9 or similar.

Caring for Sausage Tree

Typical uses of Sausage Tree

Special features:

Ornamental use: The tree is widely grown as an ornamental tree

Medicinal use: Kigelia is also used in a number of skin care products.

References

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kigelia

 

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