Celtis africana – White stinkwood – Witstinkhout – Mpopano

Winter is only a month and half away and as such it is time to start planning your transplanting and relocation of deciduous trees! Celtis africana is a beautiful deciduous tree widely distributed in the Highveld of South Africa. Growing as an individual tree in the open and under favourable conditions, Celtis africana normally grows as a tree of [...]

By |2021-03-28T18:15:24+02:00March 28th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Celtis africana – White stinkwood – Witstinkhout – Mpopano

Ekebergia capensis – Cape ash – Essenhout – Umnyamatsi

A beautiful large tree characterized with lush foliage and red berries which attract wildlife to the garden. Although classified as evergreen, the Cape Ash can be briefly deciduous in cold dry winters. Its distribution in South Africa stretches from Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga to the Limpopo Provinces. The Cape ash has a spreading [...]

By |2021-03-21T21:59:02+02:00March 21st, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Ekebergia capensis – Cape ash – Essenhout – Umnyamatsi

Noltea africana – Soap dogwood – Seepblinkblaar – Umaluleka

Noltea africana is a fast growing evergreen tree that has become popular in the landscaping industry due to its versatility. This tree was named after Ferdinand Nolte, a professor of Botany at the University of Kiel. Noltea africana is the only species of this genus in Southern Africa.  Although it usually grows to a mature [...]

By |2021-03-16T14:47:19+02:00March 16th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Noltea africana – Soap dogwood – Seepblinkblaar – Umaluleka
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