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Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur – Unfusamvu

A very hardy small to medium sized evergreen tree, Pittosporum viridiflorum makes a good specimen plant in the garden when planted both in full sun or semi-shade conditions. This tree grows over a wide range of altitudes and its growth habit varies from one location to another. It prefers well-drained soils and is reasonably drought [...]

By |2020-10-09T13:06:22+02:00October 9th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur – Unfusamvu

Pittosporum vidiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur – Umphushamvu

Indigenous to South Africa and other countries like Arabia, Madagascar and India, Pittosporum vidiflorum is an evergreen tree characterised with a dense roundish upright crown. In South Africa, this tree has a widespread distribution on the Highveld and Eastern parts of the country. This tree has the potential of reaching 30m when growing in a [...]

By |2019-01-18T14:57:31+02:00January 18th, 2019|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Pittosporum vidiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur – Umphushamvu

Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur

Indigenous to South Africa, with a widespread distribution on the Highveld and eastern parts of the country, the Cheesewood is a popular tree in the garden.  Growing to a height of between 4 – 15 m, the tree has a dense, straight to rounded crown and is evergreen with glossy, dark green leaves. Trusses of [...]

By |2016-08-04T11:39:05+02:00August 4th, 2016|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur
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