|Scientific Name||Calodendrum capense|
|Principal Common Name||Cape Chestnut|
|Description||A slow growing small to medium tree that blooms in late spring early summer. The showy pink flowers are clusters measuring 10-12 in high and wide. Close up, each delicate flower has five long narrow pale pink petals (4-5 cm x 0.5 cm), alternating with five petal-like staminodes (sterile stamens), also pale pink but conspicuously dotted with purplish to maroon glands.|
|General Comments||Locate away from prevailing winds. Do not plant in sandy soil.|
|Height Range||25 - 40 FT|
|Spread Range||25 - 40 FT|
|Sunset Zones||19 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Form||Small Tree : Tree|
|Flower Time||Spring : Summer|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Outstanding Features||Color : Flower|
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