Ulumbu Tree
Sterculia rogersii

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sterculia (stur-KEW-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: rogersii (ro-JERZ-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Red

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 4, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

central African tree/shrub that looks a LOT like a Bursera at first glance- squat, drought tolerant natural bonsai with somewhat peeling trunk. Great for large containers or cactus gardens in warmer climates. Has small, heart-shaped reddish mottled fuzzy flowers.