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Elaeodendron sp., False Olive
Elaeodendron orientale

Elaeodendron sp.

False Olive
Family: Celastraceae
Origin: South America, South Africa
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate water

Elaeodendron quadrangulatum is an attractive, evergreen tree. Leaves are glabrous, elliptic to ovate.

Elaeodendron quadrangulatum is very similar to Elaeodendron croceum (Saffron Wood) from South Africa. Saffron Wood is medium evergreen tree to tall with a neat, upright shape. The bark is grayish, with a conspicuous layer of a powdery yellow pigment in the freshly exposed bark.





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