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Dovyalis caffra – Kei apple – Kei-appel – IsiZulu: umqokolo

Dovyalis caffra is a thorny evergreen tree or shrub with a moderate growth rate and usually reaching a mature height of 3 to 5m. This tree is found growing naturally in open bushes, wooded grasslands and Acacia woodlands. It is widely distributed all over Southern Africa. The leaves of Kei apple are glossy and oval [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:58:42+02:00February 8th, 2019|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Dovyalis caffra – Kei apple – Kei-appel – IsiZulu: umqokolo

Dovyalis caffra – Kei apple

This slow growing evergreen tree is an extremely versatile all-rounder.  Growing to a height of 3 – 5 m with a non-aggressive root system, the Kei-apple lends itself to many applications, whether planted on its own, in a border or as a screen.  It can be used as a container tree and is ideal for [...]

By |2016-04-19T11:09:36+02:00December 10th, 2015|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Dovyalis caffra – Kei apple
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