Dovyalis caffra – Kei apple – Kei-appel – Umqokolo

A small to medium sized tree native to southern Africa. The distribution of the Kei apple extends from the Kei river in the south, from which the common name derives, northwards along the eastern side of the continent to Tanzania. This tree grows in a variety of habitats, from evergreen, coastal and riverine forests to dry woodland and rocky [...]

By |2022-01-11T13:25:31+02:00November 23rd, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Dovyalis caffra – Kei apple – Kei-appel – Umqokolo

Gardenia jasminoides – Cape jasmine – Katjiepiering

Well known for its fragrant, showy, creamy white flowers which contrast with its lustrous dark, shiny green foliage, Gardenias are a must have in the garden. This shrub is native to the subtropical and tropical regions in Japan and southern China. It ideally grows in moist but well-draining soils, rich in organic material and with [...]

By |2021-12-08T15:26:21+02:00October 1st, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Gardenia jasminoides – Cape jasmine – Katjiepiering
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