Libidibia ferrea ( Brazilian ironwood/Leopard tree )- Tube stock


Grows best in a sunny position.
Established plants are drought tolerant.

A fairly fast-growing tree that is tolerant of full sun and also fixes atmospheric nitrogen, it can be used as a pioneer when establishing native woodland or woodland gardens

8 in stock



Plant growth form : Medium tree 16-30m
The short and usually crooked bole can be 40 – 60cm in diameter.

This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen.
Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.

A medium-sized tree with an umbrella-shaped, relatively flat-topped crown of tiny, feathery compound leaves.


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