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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:
Common
   
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
x x x           x x x x
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Red
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  butterfly
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf arrangement
Leaf texture Smooth
Bark / Stem type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
 
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in Spring
 
  Seeds per fruit 7
 
Seed colour
Brown
  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.
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