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Greyia sutherlandii – Natal Bottlebrush – Natalse Baakhout

As the cold sets in and drab winter colours are all around, we are already looking forward to the colours of spring. The Natal Bottlebrush is a lovely, deciduous tree that grabs your attention with its vibrant flowers. A neat, compact tree that grows to a height of approximately 3m in the garden. Bright red, [...]

By |2014-06-19T12:51:35+02:00June 19th, 2014|Tree of the Week|0 Comments

Acacia caffra – Common Hook Thorn – Gewone Haakdoring

This beautiful deciduous tree is one of the first to shoot in spring and is known for its feathery, bright green foliage. The drooping leaves give the tree a soft feminine appearance and the irregular spreading crown allows enough light through for grass to grow in the shade.  The small to medium tree generally attains [...]

By |2014-06-11T11:46:03+02:00June 11th, 2014|Tree of the Week|0 Comments