English : Bushman’s tea
IsiXhosa: Umhlwazi - to support on a journey.
Description and diagnostic features
It is tree from the warmer areas with more stunted growth in colder areas. The leaves are oblong with very neat serrated edges.
Fresh tips of the branches.
The bark also works but is totally destructive to the tree.
It gives the feeling of relaxation.
It grows naturally in to a big tree in warmer areas but I have seen it planted in areas with serious frost in winter.
Grows well from seed.