Dichrostachys cinerea – Sickle bush – Sekelbos

Native to South Africa, Dichrostachys cinerea, naturally occurs in the central and northern parts of our country.  Locally known as the ‘Kalahari Christmas tree’, this tree is easily identified by its unusual flowers and pods.  The name ‘Sickle bush’ is derived from the curved shape of the pods. The tree grows to a height of [...]