Dombeya burgessiae – Pink Dombeya – Pink Wild Pear

Deciduous to semi-deciduous, Dombeya burgessiae is a hardy, multi-stemmed large shrub or small tree that does extremely well in our summer rainfall areas in South Africa.  It occurs naturally in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu Natal and Limpopo, but is adaptable to other areas. Growing to a height of between 2 to 5 m, with a similar spread, [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:40+02:00June 7th, 2018|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Dombeya burgessiae – Pink Dombeya – Pink Wild Pear

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 [...]

By |2017-03-23T13:09:08+02:00March 23rd, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Noltea africana – Soap dogwood – Seepblinkblaar
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