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Bauhinia galpinii

   (Family: Fabaceae)
Afrikaans: Vlam-van-die-Vlakte English: Pride of De Kaap  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2 - 6m
Spread: 2 - 5m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water),
Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
pH: neutral
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
Flower shape
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf arrangement
Leaf texture Smooth
Bark / Stem type
  Leaf info EDIT
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in Spring
  Seeds per fruit 7
Seed colour
  Seed size Length: 130mm   Width: 20mm
  Seed info EDIT
  Soaking the seeds in warm water overnight will speed up germination
Description EDIT
shrub behaves more as a climber, clambering through the trees and shrubs of the dense thicket vegetation in which it occurs.
Growing EDIT
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