Cape Chestnut 'Pink'

Calodendrum capense

This attractive South African flowering tree will intoxicate with its sweetly-scented flowers. From early summer, the glossy deep green foliage is smothered with fragrant spikes of sugar-pink blooms. Plant one as a dazzling specimen tree or plant en masse to create a dramatic formal avenue or windbreak. It produces dense shade from the widely-domed canopy. Deciduous or semi-evergreen in cool climates. Slow growth rate.

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Cape Chestnut 'Pink'

This attractive South African flowering tree will intoxicate with its sweetly-scented flowers. From early summer, the glossy deep green foliage is smothered with fragrant spikes of sugar-pink blooms. Plant one as a dazzling specimen tree or plant en masse to create a dramatic formal avenue or windbreak. It produces dense shade from the widely-domed canopy. Deciduous or semi-evergreen in cool climates. Slow growth rate.

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Plant in full sun, prefers free-draining soil with additional water when conditions are dry. Frost tender while young. Avoid waterlogged soils.

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