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Widdringtonia nodiflora – Mountain cedar – Bergsipres

The indigenous Widdringtonia nodiflora is locally found from the south-western Cape to Kwa-Zulu Natal and parts of Zimbabwe.  Growing to a height of 5 to 7 m, this evergreen tree is a very popular conifer for use in a formal garden when young.  As the tree matures, lower branches can be trimmed and used indoor [...]

By |2016-12-22T12:36:37+02:00December 22nd, 2016|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Widdringtonia nodiflora – Mountain cedar – Bergsipres

Cedrus deodara – Himalayan cedar

Native to the Himalayas, small potted specimens of Cedrus deodara are often used as Christmas trees in South African homes.  In nature, the cedar can reach a height of up to 24 m with a spread of approximately 10 m.  Suitable for large gardens, it also makes an ideal avenue tree or can act as [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:49+02:00November 26th, 2015|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Cedrus deodara – Himalayan cedar
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