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Juglans regia – Common walnut – English walnut

Native from Asia and South East of Europe, Juglans regia is a common variety of walnuts grown all over the world together with Juglans nigra (black walnut).  This deciduous tree can attain a mature height of 30m and is normally cultivated in temperate areas in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. It is well known for its high level of [...]

By |2018-11-23T09:58:35+02:00November 23rd, 2018|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Juglans regia – Common walnut – English walnut

Acer buergerianum – Chinese Maple – Chinese Esdoring

Originating from Eastern China, the Acer buergerianum is an exotic tree that provides beautiful autumn colours. The small, sturdy Chinese maple has an oval to rounded, slightly spreading formation.  This deciduous tree normally grows to a height of +- 7m with a spread of approximately 3m in South Africa.  The bark is pale brown and [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:47+02:00June 8th, 2016|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Acer buergerianum – Chinese Maple – Chinese Esdoring

Acer palmatum – Japanese maple – Japanese esdoring

The charming Acer palmatum is ideal for use in a small, inland garden.  Growing to a height of +- 5 m with a spread of +- 3m, the tree has a non-invasive root system and is known for its ornamental value. Native to the East (Korea, Japan and China), the deciduous Japanese maple can withstand [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:50+02:00August 20th, 2015|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Acer palmatum – Japanese maple – Japanese esdoring

Acer buergerianum – Chinese maple – Chinese esdoring

The Chinese maple is an attractive, small, hardy tree that hails from eastern China.  Adaptable to urban environments, Acer buergerianum makes and excellent shade and autumn colour tree for parks and gardens. The tree has a slow to moderate growth rate and can reach a height of  5 m with a spread of approximately 3 [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:50+02:00March 26th, 2015|Tree of the Week|0 Comments
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