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Burchellia bubalina – Wild pomegranate – Wildegranaat

The Wild pomegranate is a stunning evergreen shrub characterised with glossy dark green foliage. It occurs naturally along the coastal strip of South Africa. Although this tree is slow growing, it starts flowering while still small. It normally reaches a mature height of 2.5m and spread of 1.5m in gardens. B. bubalina is a neat [...]

By |2020-10-20T13:17:32+02:00October 20th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Burchellia bubalina – Wild pomegranate – Wildegranaat

Aloe arborescens – Krantz aloe – Kransaalwyn

Indigenous to South Africa and occurring in almost every part of our country, is the iconic Aloe arborescens. Also known as the Krantz aloe, this species is a multi-headed shrub that can grow to a height of between 2 and 3 m with a similar spread.  The leaves are fleshy, curved and tapering with toothed [...]

By |2017-07-07T12:04:28+02:00July 7th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Aloe arborescens – Krantz aloe – Kransaalwyn
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