Clausena anisata

Water Needs

moderate; high

Clausena anisata
Tree small
Horsewood /Perdepis

4 m


Light Conditions

shade; semi-shade;




lower white spring to summer

Garden Situation

shade; semi-shade; container; small area trees; wildlife bees butterflies insects birds butterfly host; narrow spaces;


fynbos; woodland forest; coastal eastern cape; coastal kzn; bushveld


thicket; highveld; subtropical east coast; bushveld savanna; western cape

Rain Season

summer; winter

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Size: 4 m; prune lower branches; glossy leaves; lovely small white bell-like flowers spring to summer; plant in shade to partial shade where it flowers better; host plant to several swallowtail butterflies; small berries attract birds; moderate to fast growth; moderate to high rainfall; tolerates moderate frost. Grows in forest, forest edges and woodlands in the Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.

Clausena anisata
Clausena anisata