Cryptocarya woodii – Cape laurel, Cape quince – Rooikweper

The lesser known Cryptocarya woodii is a beautiful, evergreen tree that is useful in small or medium gardens as a shade tree. Growing to a height of 4 – 10m, occasionally higher, the tree is often multi-stemmed with smooth, grey to dark grey bark.  The leaves are hairless and have a shiny, bright green colour [...]