Kigelia growing tree of the genus Kigelia also known as Sausage tree or Cucumber tree, Kigelia perennial evergreen hot dry become deciduous plant used as fragrant flowers and ornamental plant as shade tree, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green can be dark to light in elliptic shape and grow in pinnate structure.
Flower fragrant color red the flowers big in shape like mouth.
Fruit not edible in brown color the fruit orKigeliantal like big Sausage, the fruit can be used to alcoholic beverage.
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Requirements for Kigelia growing and care:
More than light frost
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seeds
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Fruit heavy and can fall on people
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
10-20 m, 30-60 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring
General information about the flower:
Fragrant red flowers big and grow in like mouth shape