Celtis africana – White stinkwood – Witstinkhout – Mpopano

Winter is only a month and half away and as such it is time to start planning your transplanting and relocation of deciduous trees! Celtis africana is a beautiful deciduous tree widely distributed in the Highveld of South Africa. Growing as an individual tree in the open and under favourable conditions, Celtis africana normally grows as a tree of [...]

By |2021-03-28T18:15:24+02:00March 28th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Celtis africana – White stinkwood – Witstinkhout – Mpopano

Ficus ingens – Red leaved rock fig – Rooiblaarvy

Ficus ingens is an indigenous tree that is found along the eastern region of South Africa, from the Eastern Cape to Limpopo, as well as in Gauteng, North West Province and Mpumalanga.  It grows in various habitats, but prefers rocky outcrops in moist or more temperate conditions. Although ‘ingens’ means large or enormous, the Red [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:41+02:00February 15th, 2018|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Ficus ingens – Red leaved rock fig – Rooiblaarvy
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