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Erythrina latissima – Broad-leaved coral tree – Breeblaarkoraalboom

The Broad-leaved coral tree is easily identifiable by its large, 3-foliolate leaves.  The foliage is soft and initially woolly in texture, becoming grey-green and leathery as it matures.  The bark of this tree is corky with thorns, becoming deeply grooved as the tree develops. Deciduous, the Erythrina latissima is a small to medium sized tree [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:49+02:00October 29th, 2015|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Erythrina latissima – Broad-leaved coral tree – Breeblaarkoraalboom

Ochna natalitia – Natal plane – Pronkrooihout

This showy, evergreen shrub or small tree provides year round colour in your garden. From September to December the scented, golden yellow flowers are borne in clusters, attracting bees and butterflies. The fruit is attractive with red or pink enlarged calyx with oblong, black drupelets that entices birds from spring to summer. New leaves are [...]

By |2015-07-02T12:38:37+02:00July 2nd, 2015|Tree of the Week|0 Comments
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