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Dombeya rotundifolia – wild pear – drolpeer

In its natural habitat, Dombeya rotundifolia is found growing either in clumps or a single tree. The wild pear is a beautiful specimen tree characterised by white pink scented flowers. This tree flowers together with the coral tree, signalling the beginning of Spring. It is deciduous and fast growing, with a growth rate of about 1 - [...]

By |2018-12-13T15:07:05+02:00December 13th, 2018|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Dombeya rotundifolia – wild pear – drolpeer

Dombeya rotundifolia – Wild pear – Wildepeer

The onset of spring is heralded by the highly ornamental Dombeya rotundifolia with its masses of pinkish white, scented flowers which appear from July to September.  The blooms contrast sharply with the dark trunk and branches, creating a spectacular focal point in the garden.  The flowers remain on the tree and turn golden brown while [...]

By |2015-09-03T12:49:46+02:00September 3rd, 2015|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Dombeya rotundifolia – Wild pear – Wildepeer
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