USES: Background plant, fodder plant, hedging plant, pioneer or primary plant, reclamation schemes, shade or overstorey plant, soil stabilizer plant, windbreak plant.
SIZE: 5-10 Mtr
LOCATION: Full sun to partial shade
SOIL: Organically enriched dune sand
SOIL pH : <5 – 8.5 : very acidic to alkaline
FERTILISER: 20.10.5 NPK with trace elements
Maintenance: Low maintenance requirements if planted correctly. Prune as required to control size, shape and general appearance. Removal of suckers, seedlings, leaves and pods that often cover the tree and can look quite untidy. Benefits from a reapplication of the mulch together with a slow release 20.10.5 NPK with trace elements annually if required, noting that this plant has a low nutrient requirement. Wash leaves occasionally to remove wind blown sand and dust.