120,00 kr.

Calliandra calothyrsus, commonly known as Calliandra or Red Calliandra, is a leguminous shrub or small tree recognized for its feathery foliage and striking flowers, valued for its adaptability to diverse environments. With its notable ecological and agricultural contributions, Calliandra calothyrsus proves to be a versatile and beneficial component in various land management strategies.

Family: Fabaceae (Legume family)
Climate: Tropical, Subtropical
Height: Typically grows to around 4.5 – 6 m
Lifespan: 5 – 15 years
Ecological Value:
        • Nitrogen Fixation
        • Bee Forage
        • Pioneer species
        • Shade
        • Soil Erosion Control
        • Wildlife Habitat
Crop Value:
        • Agroforestry
        • Fodder for livestock
        • Fuelwood
Nutritional Value: Leaves are rich in protein, making them a valuable source of forage for livestock