SA No. 540

Combretum kraussii

Bosvaderlandswilg / Forest bushwillow

Family: Combretaceae

Where can i find this tree. Locations to follow soon – watch this space!


Another member of the Combretum family, and what a beautiful tree. With their marvellous red, maroon and purple leaves in autumn and winter, they are fast becoming very popular as garden and street trees in cities.

IUZC3546    IYZX3739


As with other Combretums, insect eating birds are attracted to these trees. You might see Shrikes, Puffbacks, Bulbuls, Woodpeckers and Cuckoos.

RUKA6688    bosvaderlandswilg6

bosvaderlandswilg2    TUUZ1997

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