Berchemia zeyheri – Red Ivory – Rooi-ivoor

The evergreen to semi-deciduous Berchemia zeyheri is indigenous to South Africa and occurs naturally in the north-eastern provinces of South Africa. A neatly shaped tree, the Red Ivory can grow to a height of 6 to 15 m.  The foliage is an attractive grey-green colour and the leaves have distinct herringbone veining.  The bark of [...]