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Adansonia gibbosa

Classification

Order: Malvales
   Family: Bombacaceae
            Genus: Adansonia
                        Specie: Adansonia gibbosa

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Deep alluvial soils in full sun

Features: Hugely fat flask-shaped trunk; large flowers with white petals in mid-winter

Uses: Food source

Zones: 11-12

Description: The Australian baobab is restricted to that country?s far northwest, almost entirely in Western Australia. In growth habit, leaves, flowers and fruit it shows only minor differences from the African baobab (Adansonia digitata). The mature trunk is

Growth Habit: Extremely large trunk with branching canopy

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