Commiphora, Kanniedood
Commiphora humbertii

Family: Burseraceae
Genus: Commiphora (kom-MEE-for-uh) (Info)
Species: humbertii (hum-BER-tee-eye) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Evergreen

Deciduous

Aromatic

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 1, 2008, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

The African common name Kanniedood means 'cannot die'. Commiphora humbertii have the ability to retain water, which gives it the ability to withstand extended periods of drought.