SA No. 540

Combretum kraussii

Bosvaderlandswilg / Forest bushwillow

Family: Combretaceae

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

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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

Birds:

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

RUKA6688    bosvaderlandswilg6

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