Diospyros mespiliformis – Jackalberry – Jakkalsbessie – Motlouma

Diospyros mespiliformis is a semi-deciduous to evergreen tree with a dense rounded spreading crown and a tall bare stem. It is a protected tree of South Africa. This tree is frost sensitive and marginally drought tolerant. It is widely distributed throughout the eastern part of the African continent, from Ethiopia to the south of Swaziland. On young trees, the bark is [...]