Gardenia volkensii – Savanna gardenia – Bosveldkatjiepiering –Tshiralala

The Savanna gardenia is a small deciduous to evergreen tree that can reach a mature height of 8m depending on the habitat. It prefers open woodland, bushveld and thicket and occurs from tropical Africa through Namibia, Botswana, and the north-eastern parts of South Africa into KwaZulu-Natal in the southeast. This multi-stemmed tree is characterised with a dense round crown. [...]

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Gardenia volkensii – Transvaal Gardenia – Bosveldkatjiepiering

This week we are looking at the Gardenia volkensii, an attractive small tree or shrub that thrives in full sun. The evergreen to semi-deciduous Transvaal gardenia is a slow grower that can reach up to 8 m in height. The dense, rounded crown has an interesting, rigid and angular branching pattern. Shiny, bright green leaves [...]

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