Philenoptera violacea – Apple leaf – Appelblaar

A beautiful semi-deciduous tree with an open rounded crown. In South Africa, Philenoptera violacea is found growing naturally in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape. Although this tree is initially slow growing, it can reach a mature height of 15m when growing conditions are favourable. The leaves of this tree are compound with [...]

By |2021-08-20T10:57:01+02:00August 20th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Philenoptera violacea – Apple leaf – Appelblaar

Vachellia karoo – Sweet thorn – Soetdoring – Umunga

As we get ready for spring tree planting we would like to remind each other that the Arbor month [September] is around the corner and our Tree of the Year is the Sweet thorn [Vachellia karoo]. Vachellia karoo is one of the most beautiful and versatile indigenous trees of South Africa. It has a life [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:22:46+02:00August 16th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Vachellia karoo – Sweet thorn – Soetdoring – Umunga
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