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Burchellia bubalina – Wild pomegranate – Wildegranaat

The Wild pomegranate is a stunning evergreen shrub characterised with glossy dark green foliage. It occurs naturally along the coastal strip of South Africa. Although this tree is slow growing, it starts flowering while still small. It normally reaches a mature height of 2.5m and spread of 1.5m in gardens. B. bubalina is a neat [...]

By |2020-10-20T13:17:32+02:00October 20th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Burchellia bubalina – Wild pomegranate – Wildegranaat

Burchellia bubalina – Wild Pomegranate – Wilde Granaat

An indigenous, attractive small tree or large shrub, the Wild Pomegranate gets its common name from the resemblance between its young flowers and that of the true Pomegranate.  However, Burchellia bubalina belongs to the family Rubiaceae which is part of the coffee family.  Hardy and evergreen, this tree can grow to a height of 4 [...]

By |2017-07-27T13:36:42+02:00July 27th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Burchellia bubalina – Wild Pomegranate – Wilde Granaat
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