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Vachellia xanthophloea – Fever tree – Koorsboom

Vachellia xanthophloea is an indigenous tree of South Africa characterised with a stunning spreading crown. The Fever tree got its common name from pioneers who believed the tree caused fevers. The fever was actually malaria which they caught from mosquitoes that bred in the swampy fever tree habitat. It is a common tree on river [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:46:54+02:00December 11th, 2019|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Vachellia xanthophloea – Fever tree – Koorsboom

Vachellia xanthophloea – Fever tree – Koorsboom

One of our staple trees at Sun Trees, is the indigenous Vachellia xanthophloea.  The distinctive colouring of the Fever tree makes this tree an ornamental specimen that provides interest all year round. From the bright yellowish green trunk, to the sparse spreading crown and upstanding growth habit, the appearance of the Fever tree is exceptional.  [...]

By |2017-11-23T15:29:48+02:00November 23rd, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Vachellia xanthophloea – Fever tree – Koorsboom
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