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Cryptocarya latifolia – Broad-leafed quince – Breeblaarkweper – Umthugwa

Cryptocarya latifolia is an evergreen medium sized tree characterised with a round dense crown. This tree can reach a mature height of 16m when growing conditions are ideal. The broad-leafed quince originates from KwaZulu Natal and Eastern Cape where it grows in evergreen forests along riverbanks. This tree has a grey-brown bark with smooth fine [...]

By |2020-06-12T15:30:22+02:00June 12th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Cryptocarya latifolia – Broad-leafed quince – Breeblaarkweper – Umthugwa

Cryptocarya latifolia – Broad-leaved quince – Breeblaarkweper

Indigenous to South Africa, the broad-leaved wild quince is a medium to large tree, growing up to 20 m tall, with a spreading crown.  Evergreen and known to be a fast grower, this is a specimen that will do well in parks or in large gardens. Cryptocarya latifolia originates from KwaZulu-Natal where it grows in [...]

By |2017-10-06T09:56:28+02:00October 6th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Cryptocarya latifolia – Broad-leaved quince – Breeblaarkweper
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