Ekebergia capensis – Cape ash – Essenhout – Umnyamatsi

A beautiful large tree characterized with lush foliage and red berries which attract wildlife to the garden. Although classified as evergreen, the Cape Ash can be briefly deciduous in cold dry winters. Its distribution in South Africa stretches from Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga to the Limpopo Provinces. The Cape ash has a spreading [...]

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Ekebergia capensis – Cape Ash – Essenhout

The indigenous Cape Ash is a beautiful, tall tree with a lovely canopy.  Usually growing to a height of between 8 to 10 m, the tree is evergreen, but can be semi-deciduous in areas with cold, dry winters. The tree has a spreading crown, up to 8 m wide and the leaves are compound with [...]

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