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Afrocarpus falcata/Common Yellowwood, Bastard Yellowwood, Common Yellowwood


Foliage and developing fruit on a large specimen at the Los Angeles Botanic Garden

Narrow leaves

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Scientific Name: Afrocarpus falcata
Common Name: Common Yellowwood, Bastard Yellowwood, Common Yellowwood
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: White, Green
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This tree produces long, narrow, dense foliage very similar to podocarpus.