Combretum zeyherii has the largest seeds of all Combretums. Its leaves make a rasping sound in the wind, hence the Afrikaans name (noisy leaves). It prefers a sandy soil and will tolerate only mild frost. In autumn, the large, brown seeds and the ageing leaves make a beautiful display.
Combretum zeyherii prefers a sandy soil and is slow growing.
It is very slow-growing from seed.