This is Kigelia africana, also known as Sausage Tree, African Sausage Tree, German Sausage Tree, and Cucumber Tree. This tree has beautiful red blossoms and likes to live in full sun. Religious meetings are held in the shade of this tree in certain parts of Africa where the tree is considered sacred. People use parts of this plant to make not only dye and ink, but the wood is very versatile and used to make tools, toys, and musical instruments. USDA Hardiness Zones 10b to 11.