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Combretum apiculatum – Red bush willow – Rooiboswilg

The attractive, deciduous Red Bush Willow is native to Africa and will grow in most gardens.   Known for its colourful autumn foliage, this is a lovely shade tree during summer. The Red Bush Willow is a single or multi-stemmed tree that can grow to a height of 3 – 10 m.  The bark is grey [...]

By |2017-11-02T09:16:42+02:00November 2nd, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Combretum apiculatum – Red bush willow – Rooiboswilg

Populus simonii – Chinese poplar

The exotic Chinese poplar is a beautiful addition to almost any type of garden. Deciduous, the tree changes its appearance as each new season approaches, showcasing blazing colours throughout the year.  Growing to a height of between 8 to 15 m, this tall tree has a medium spread of 2 to 6 m.  It has [...]

By |2017-02-02T12:00:03+02:00February 2nd, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Populus simonii – Chinese poplar