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Kigelia africana - Young Sausage tree fruits developing

Kigelia africana - Young Sausage tree fruits developing  (Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree)

This old Sausage tree was developing its young sausage-type pods in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Photo taken May 27, 2010. Posted for my GoY friend Terratoonie.

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Hehehe i always laugh when i see these sausage's hanging from the tree..

28 May, 2010



28 May, 2010



...And why is that? LOL! : > )

Grandmage, thanks!

29 May, 2010


I'm sure one day with all the different trees you have there your going to post a pic of a bacon tree .....LOL.....:o>)))))

29 May, 2010



You never know...I've posted so many exotic plants...there's always more to come. : > )

30 May, 2010



Yes, this tree is an oddity. It was always planted in botanical
these trees are becoming popular in the home landscape. There's some old large trees around. I started two from seeds a couple months ago. I hope one day they'll become a large tree..

17 Jun, 2010


Good pic. missed this previously !

3 Sep, 2010



Did you ever get a chance to see my seedlings I posted about 3 weeks ago?

3 Sep, 2010


Yes, thanks Delonix.
I gave each a "like" and put them on GoYpedia Sausage Trees, but forgot to add comments at the time. !

3 Sep, 2010



Thanks! I probably didn't notice the ''like', sorry! : > )

3 Sep, 2010


How wonderful a tree can produce such things.

29 Jan, 2011



The sausage-like seed pods grow to almost 3ft/1m long.

30 Jan, 2011


2ft less than me haha what a size suprised the tree can handle all that wieght for so many are they heavy.

30 Jan, 2011

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