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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
Unread postPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:03 pm 
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Stoopid question: How successful do you think I would be in growing one here in Amanzimtoti (just south from Durban, KZN) :hmz: ?

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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
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I think it might be too wet and humid? It is not within the natural distribution area of the Leadwood, which stops above Richardsbay.

But do try! You never know!
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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
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Thanks for the reply Imberbe! I certainly will try to obtain some seedlings. I already have two baby baobabs in (pots) which I am also trying to "hand rear" - I'll keep the forum posted on my progress...

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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
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i never knew that our Imberbe had the username of a tree :lol:

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So we learn as we go ... :wink:

By the way, it is not just a tree!

It's a Leadwood!

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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
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i never knew that our Imberbe had the username of a tree :lol:

I thinking... Leadhead. 8)

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Ouch! That hurts! :shock:

After all the love I've shared so freely? Do I deserve that? :tongue:

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Ouch! That hurts! :shock:

Shame, Imberbe.... Image

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well done jen!!!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :funny:

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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
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Just so that you guys know I DO venture through this topic, problem is my limited time, and I don't want to have 2 or 3 'studies' going at the same time :lol:

Interesting, I know there is a great specimen a few clicks north of Satara along the tarroad. At least a few 100 years old :o Ndloti just posted (in chit-chat) that the largest recorded in Kruger is just norh of Letaba?

How 'large' is it. Does somebody have some pics? Last thing, as leadwood = 'hardekoolhout' in afrikaans, what is the english translation for 'ysterhout' ?

Cool name Imberbe 8)

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Ysterhout = Ironwood.

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 Post subject: Re: Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)
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Imberbe wrote:
Ysterhout = Ironwood.


Thanks Imberbe. You're like our wandering dictionary here. Very knowledgable :thumbs_up: Now another (off topic :shock: ) question: Is this another tree species or just the direct translation :roll: :lol:

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:lol: Actually both! :wink:

You get the Lebombo Ironwood in Kruger.

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