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Dombeya Tiliacea

   (Family: Sterculiaceae )
   
English: Forest Wild Pear  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2 - 8m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (light)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Semi-shade
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water),
Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
Biome: Forest
 
Flowering time EDIT
  x x x x x            
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
White
Flower shape
Flower type
 
  Flower scent EDIT
  sweetly scented
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf type
Bark / Stem type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
 
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in Spring
 
  Seed info EDIT
  The seed germinates well and seedlings can be transplanted into individual containers during the same season and then planted out into the ground once they are knee high or higher.
 
 
Description EDIT
Dombeya tiliacea is a small tree with fine foliage and produces clusters of white bell shaped scented flowers in late summer and autumn that turn brown as they age.
Growing EDIT
The fruits are small, round, furry capsules.
Distribution EDIT
History EDIT
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Anonymous
27 June 2014 19:18
 
can I buy this in England
 
 
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