agroforestry

Home/Tag: agroforestry

Kigelia africana – Sausage tree – Worsboom – umFongothi

Kigelia africana is a semi-deciduous to deciduous tree reaching a mature height of 15 to 20m when growing conditions are favourable. The genus Kigelia has one species  occurring only in Africa. This tree is native to riverbanks, floodplains, open woodlands and savannas from Sub-Saharan central Africa to South Africa. Sausage tree is characterized with a short, light brown trunk [...]

By |2020-09-15T16:31:20+02:00September 15th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Kigelia africana – Sausage tree – Worsboom – umFongothi

Mundulea sericea – Cork bush – Kurkbos

Mundulea sericea is an attractive small tree or shrub well known for its for its interesting corky bark. This tree normally reaches a mature height of 7.5-12m high and is usually single-stemmed with a bushy branched crown. This tree is common in Southern African countries which include Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland. In South Africa, it [...]

By |2019-10-28T12:07:18+02:00October 28th, 2019|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Mundulea sericea – Cork bush – Kurkbos

Terminalia sericea – Silver cluster-leaf – Vaalboom

Terminalia sericea is an umbrella shaped deciduous tree belonging to the Combretacea family. This tree occurs naturally in a wide range of landscapes which include open woodlands and is common in tropical and subtropical areas. The indigenous Terminalia sericea is small to medium sized and can reach a mature height of 9 to 23m. Foliage [...]

By |2019-03-14T14:50:44+02:00March 14th, 2019|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Terminalia sericea – Silver cluster-leaf – Vaalboom
Go to Top