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Myrsine africana – African boxwood – Vlieebos

Myrsine africana is a dense multi-stemmed small shrub commonly found growing among rocks or beneath other trees. This slow growing evergreen shrub has an upright growth habit, it can reach a mature height of about 2m when growing conditions are favourable. The distribution of Myrsine africana stretches from the Himalayas, China and the Azores to [...]

By |2020-02-27T14:19:54+02:00February 27th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Myrsine africana – African boxwood – Vlieebos

Myrsine africana – Cape Myrtle – Vlieebos

Indigenous to South Africa, Myrsine africana is a small tree or medium sized shrub that is found throughout the country.  Also known as the African Boxwood, the tree can grow to a height of between 1.5 to 2 m with a spread of approximately 1 m and has a compact growth form. The Cape Myrtle [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:40+02:00May 24th, 2018|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Myrsine africana – Cape Myrtle – Vlieebos
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