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 [...]

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Apodytes dimidiata – White Pear – Witpeer

Apodytes dimidiata is a charming, bushy, evergreen tree with a neat, well rounded crown, dark green leathery leaves and a striking profusion of sweetly scented trusses of white flowers from September to April. The flowers have an attractive smell to insects which aids in the pollination process.  The distinctive black fruit with a scarlet, fleshy [...]

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