Afrocarpus falcatus – Outeniqua yellowwood – Outeniekwageelhout – Umsonti

If you are looking for a fast growing screening tree for a large garden, Afrocarpus falcatus is a suitable option. This tree has been reported to be the fastest growing and the tallest of the Yellowwoods. It can reach a mature height of 46m in its natural habitat but will be much smaller [about 15m] [...]

By |2021-09-15T14:53:40+02:00September 15th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Afrocarpus falcatus – Outeniqua yellowwood – Outeniekwageelhout – Umsonti

Catha edulis – Bushman’s tea – Khat – Igqwaka

The Bushman’s tea is an evergreen to semi-deciduous tree with a slender and upright canopy resembling the blue-gum tree from a distance. This shrub to small tree can reach a mature height of 10m when growing conditions are ideal. The leaves of this tree were used in teas by the Bushmen hence the common name [...]

By |2021-09-06T15:39:52+02:00September 6th, 2021|Sun Trees|Comments Off on Catha edulis – Bushman’s tea – Khat – Igqwaka

Apodytes dimidiata – White pear – Witpeer – Umdakane

The white pear is an evergreen tree perfectly suited for coastal and windy environments. It can grow up to 25m tall with an open spreading crown.  Its distribution stretches from Ethiopia in the North to Western Cape in the South. It is a protected tree of South Africa and is found in a variety of [...]

By |2021-09-01T16:28:00+02:00September 1st, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Apodytes dimidiata – White pear – Witpeer – Umdakane
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