Vachellia rehmanniana – Silky thorn – Sydoring – Musivhisha

Closely related to V.sieberiana, The Silky thorn is a medium sized tree that can reach a mature height of 6 to 10m, this makes it a beautiful option for medium sized gardens. This tree was named after Anton Rehmann, a polish botanist and collector. It is normally found growing naturally along rivers and streams. This [...]

By |2021-10-21T16:23:19+02:00October 21st, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Vachellia rehmanniana – Silky thorn – Sydoring – Musivhisha

Schotia brachypetala – Weeping boerbean – Molope

A beautiful tree with a wide-spreading, rounded crown. The Weeping boerbean usually remains evergreen in warmer climates, but may be briefly deciduous (lose some of its foliage in areas with very cold winters). This tree is normally found in warmer areas, occasionally in the Eastern Cape and throughout Natal. This tree is proving to be [...]

By |2021-10-08T12:58:52+02:00October 8th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Schotia brachypetala – Weeping boerbean – Molope

Teclea gerrardii – Zulu monkey orange – Zulukersielemoen – Umozane

The Zulu cherry-orange is an ornamental tree that grows well in sunny or shady positions and invites wildlife to gardens because of its attractive, fleshy, reddish-orange fruits. This small to medium sized tree grows to a height of 5m under optimum conditions. The leaves of Teclea gerrardii are trifoliate, with narrowly winged and grooved stalks [...]

By |2021-10-08T12:49:39+02:00October 8th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Teclea gerrardii – Zulu monkey orange – Zulukersielemoen – Umozane
Go to Top