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Pavetta gardeniifolia – Christmas bride’s bush – Kersbruidbos

The pretty Pavetta gardeniifolia is a large shrub that can develop into a small tree, which is ideal for the smaller or townhouse garden. Commonly known as the Christmas bride’s bush, the shrub produces sweetly scented flowers during early to mid-summer.  The dainty flowers are white in colour and hang in umbrella-like clusters, attracting birds [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:41+02:00September 14th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Pavetta gardeniifolia – Christmas bride’s bush – Kersbruidbos

Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur

Indigenous to South Africa, with a widespread distribution on the Highveld and eastern parts of the country, the Cheesewood is a popular tree in the garden.  Growing to a height of between 4 – 15 m, the tree has a dense, straight to rounded crown and is evergreen with glossy, dark green leaves. Trusses of [...]

By |2016-08-04T11:39:05+02:00August 4th, 2016|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood – Kasuur

Rothmannia globosa – September bells – Vals katjiepiering

Indigenous to South Africa, Rothmannia globosa is a small, evergreen tree that adds colour and fragrance to your garden. Growing to a height of +- 5m, it has a tidy, upright growth form and glossy, green foliage.  Aptly named, September bells bears masses of large, sweetly scented blooms during spring.  The flowers are bell-shaped, creamy-white [...]

By |2016-04-28T10:30:50+02:00April 28th, 2016|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Rothmannia globosa – September bells – Vals katjiepiering
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