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Dombeya burgessiae

   (Family: Sterculiaceae )
   
Afrikaans: Persdrolpeer English: Pink wild pear, Pink dombeya  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Tree
Height: 4m
Spread: 4m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (light)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Summer
Preferred position:
Semi-shade
Biome: Forest
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
White
 
Pink
Flower shape
 
  Flower info
  Pink to white flowers borne in dense clusters which occur from late summer to early winter. The pretty flowers persist on the plant when they are finished flowering to provide an attractive display of light russet brown flowers.
 
 
Bark / Stem type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  The leaves of this tree are large, velvety, soft and lobed, reminiscent of grape leaves.
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
Fruit colour
Brown
The fruits are small, round, furry capsules.
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
Due to its small dimensions this tree is ideally suited to the town house or small garden as it seldom exceeds 4m in height and has a spread of about the same.
The pink wild pear is a garden favourite used by many gardeners and landscapers for its profusion of pink to white flowers borne in dense clusters which occur from late summer to early winter.
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