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About Baobab, Monkeybreadtree (Adonis Digitata) ???

ima pseudonym fictitious at alias.incognito.myob
Thu May 9 05:04:55 EST 1996


In article <4mrdor$n1a at nfs1.pe.net> dnfs at pe.net (David Nelson) writes:

>I am looking for information on this unusual tree.  I have the
>opportunity to get some seeds, and have heard that this is a very
>large tree. I have the land for it, but do not know if it is a fast or
>slow grower, how much to water it, ect.  ANY information would be
>greatly appericated thanks much in advance

It is a large, fat-trunked tropical African tree that is tolerant of rather 
dry conditions [perhaps deciduous in dry season?]  BTW, it's "_Adansonia_", 
not "_Adonis_".  Do you live in a warm tropical climate zone?   

Other Adansonia species live in Madagascar and in Australia.



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