Carica papaya – Papaya tree

The papayas are ripe and we often associate the fruit with hot summer months when cooling fruit salad is often on the menu. Thought to have originated from the Central Americas, Carica papaya is grown extensively in the tropical regions of the world for its nutritional, digestive and medicinal properties.  Growing to a height of [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:47:44+02:00January 19th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Carica papaya – Papaya tree

Mangifera indica – Mango tree

Mango trees are grown over a wide area in South Africa, with the main production regions being the Northern Province and Mpumalanga.  Tolerant of a wide range of climatic conditions, the mango tree flourishes in humid warm conditions where enough water is available during the fruit development stage.  This evergreen, medium to large (9 – [...]

By |2016-04-19T11:09:49+02:00November 19th, 2015|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Mangifera indica – Mango tree
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