Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Spectacular Monthly Tree - April 2010

The Khaya anthotheca or East African mahogany as it is more commonly known is a large to very large evergreen tree with a buttressed trunk in older specimens. In the wild it can grow up to 65m in height but it seldom grows higher than 30m in gardens. This spectacular tree has an elongated or rounded, much branched crown making it a superb shade tree. This magnificent, fast growing tree flowers from September to December, producing large sprays of sweetly scented flowers that attract a variety of birds and insects. East African mahogany is best known for it’s beautiful reddish wood that is widely used to manufacture fine furniture. If you are looking for a really imposing tree for your landscaping project, Khaya anthotheca is an excellent choice.

Botanical Name Khaya anthotheca
Common Name East African mahogany
Size Available 100 lt
Quantity in Stock 30
Average Tree Height 3m
Average Trunk Thickness 6cm

Should you require any further information, such as pricing details or should you wish to place an order, please contact Rudi on 082 829 5543 or Leske on 072 385 0270. Alternatively you are welcome to email us with your enquiry at info@treeco.co.za

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