Rapanea melanophloeos – Cape Beech – Kaapse Boekenhout

Rapanea melanophloeos is a large, handsome evergreen with a dense, spreading crown.   The bark is smooth and grey white, becoming darker and more fissured with age. The tree is frost hardy with low watering needs and can grow to a height of 6 – 18 m with a spread of 3 – 6 m. The [...]