” Kalahari Bauhinia”
- 10 seeds per packet
An evergreen shrub or a small tree, 1-3m tall, can reach 8m tall.
Can be grown successfully as a scrambler.
Flaking bark, lobed leaves, lovely white flowers with crinkly petals and pink stamens.
“It is recorded that the roots of this tree can be easily baked and eaten; even the pods when still young, can be boiled and used in the place of spinach. Seeds are still roasted today and used like coffee. It is also recorded that the seeds are an important nutrient source and may contain protein and minerals such as, calcium, phosphorus, copper etc.”
Edible: Neither Silverhill nor individual staff members can take any responsibility for any consequences, should anyone try and eat these berries and have adverse effect.
Medicinal uses: Neither Silverhill nor individual staff members can take any responsibility for any consequences, should anyone try any of these uses or remedies.
Should be sown in Spring when the difference between day and night temperatures is about 12°C .