Bolusanthus speciosus – Tree wisteria – Vanwykshout

Bolusanthus speciosus is a protected tree of South Africa whose blooms resemble those of Jacaranda. Although it is slow growing and delicate looking, this tree can reach a mature height of 6 to 12m when growing conditions are favourable. It is widely distributed in wooded grasslands of the Northern Province, Mpumalanga, Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal. This tree [...]

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Bolusanthus speciosus – Tree Wisteria – Vanwykshout

Jacarandas are in full bloom in Pretoria, heralding the beginning of summer, but did you know that this tree is considered to be an invasive species from Argentina in some parts of South Africa?  Our own, indigenous Tree wisteria is a lovely replacement for the Jacaranda and displays similar purple blossoms from August to January. [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:41+02:00October 12th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Bolusanthus speciosus – Tree Wisteria – Vanwykshout
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