Noltea africana – Soap dogwood – Seepblinkblaar – Umaluleka

Noltea africana is a fast growing evergreen tree that has become popular in the landscaping industry due to its versatility. This tree was named after Ferdinand Nolte, a professor of Botany at the University of Kiel. Noltea africana is the only species of this genus in Southern Africa.  Although it usually grows to a mature [...]

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Noltea africana – Soap dogwood – Seepblinkblaar

The pretty Noltea africana is becoming very popular as a landscaping tree, due to its versatility. Evergreen, the fast growing Soap dogwood can grow to a height of 2 to 6 m tall, depending on climatic conditions.  Indigenous to South Africa, the tree is best known for its glossy foliage.  The leaves have a finely [...]

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