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Cordia caffra – Septee tree – Septee

The lovely, indigenous Cordia caffra occurs naturally in forest, coastal forest and riverine bush in South Africa.  As a decorative tree, the Septee is a year round eye catcher that does well in an urban environment and it can be used as an avenue specimen. This is a fast growing, small to medium tree which [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:40+02:00April 5th, 2018|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Cordia caffra – Septee tree – Septee

Vachellia xanthophloea – Fever tree – Koorsboom

One of our staple trees at Sun Trees, is the indigenous Vachellia xanthophloea.  The distinctive colouring of the Fever tree makes this tree an ornamental specimen that provides interest all year round. From the bright yellowish green trunk, to the sparse spreading crown and upstanding growth habit, the appearance of the Fever tree is exceptional.  [...]

By |2017-11-23T15:29:48+02:00November 23rd, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Vachellia xanthophloea – Fever tree – Koorsboom

Millettia grandis – Umzimbeet – Umsambeet

The indigenous Millettia grandis is a tall, shade tree with a spreading crown that naturally occurs in Kwa Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape.  It grows to a height of between 5 and 8 m, and even taller, depending on the soil conditions. The Umzimbeet is a semi-deciduous tree with particularly attractive flowers and fruits.  [...]

By |2017-09-21T16:40:14+02:00September 21st, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Millettia grandis – Umzimbeet – Umsambeet
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