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Carya illinoinensis – Pecan nut tree

Originating from central and southern United States, Pecan nut trees were first introduced to South Africa around the turn of the 19th/20th century.  Initially planted in the subtropical regions of eastern South Africa, distribution has spread to the more arid areas of the Northern Cape with the Vaalharts region having the most plantings. A deciduous [...]

By |2017-04-26T14:18:53+02:00April 26th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Carya illinoinensis – Pecan nut tree

Juglans regia – Walnut – Okkerneut

Juglans regia is a large, deciduous tree that can attain heights of 25 – 35 m, with a trunk of up to 2 m in diameter. The tree typically has a short trunk and a broad crown with green foliage that changes to a striking yellow during autumn. The pinnate leaves are glossy green during summer [...]

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