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Afrocarpus Latifolius 70lt

R2,300.00

Afrocarpus Latifolius 70lt
Common Name: Yellowwood Tree

Afrocarpus latifolius, commonly known as “Yellowwood” or “Broad-Leaved Yellowwood,” is a large evergreen tree native to southern Africa. Here’s some information about it:

Yellowwood is a majestic tree that can reach heights of up to 40 meters. It features dense, glossy green foliage with broad, lance-shaped leaves. Female trees produce attractive fleshy, greenish-yellow fruit.

Climate and Habitat
Native to the forests and woodlands of southern Africa.
Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates.

Sunlight
Prefers full sun to partial shade.
Can tolerate a range of light conditions but typically grows best in areas with good sunlight exposure.

Soil
Thrives in well-draining, fertile soils.
Prefers slightly acidic to neutral soils.

Watering
Requires regular watering, especially during dry periods and while establishing.
Once established, it can tolerate mild drought conditions.

Temperature
Generally hardy in a range of temperatures, but protection from extreme cold may be necessary in colder regions.

Pruning
Pruning is minimal and should be done to remove dead or diseased branches and maintain a healthy shape.

Fertilisation
Fertilise in spring with a balanced, slow-release fertiliser to promote healthy growth.

Pests and Diseases
Generally resistant to pests and diseases.
Proper care and spacing can help prevent issues.

Landscaping Use
Often used as an ornamental and shade tree in larger gardens, parks, and estates.

Description

Afrocarpus Latifolius 70lt

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