100 litre sizes average 2 metres in height with an average stem diameter of 30mm
200 litre sizes average 3 metres in height with an average stem diameter of 40mm
400 litre sizes average 4 metres in height with an average stem diameter of 50mm
600 litre sizes average 4-5 metres in height with an average stem diameter of 70mm
 
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Minimum delivery Charge - R350
 
Customers may purchase trees via Email, Cell or Online.
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Rhus Pyroides 100L

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Searsia pyroides, previously known as Rhus pyroides, (common currant-rhus English, gewone taaibos Afrikaans, nhlokoshiyane isiZulu) is a species of Searsia, native to southern Africa. This tree occurs throughout the whole of South Africa, a part of Botswana, Zimbabwe and Tanzania and in some areas of Namibia near Windhoek.
 
It is very variable in all respects, though it is usually bushy and often thorny. It is found in bushveld, dry thornveld, on rocky hillsides, termite mounds, water courses and even on the fringes of forests. It is very hardy, tough, drought resistant and deciduous.
The leaves are attractive and trifoliolate and it sometimes has large, woody thorns.
 
Flowers are very small, greenish and are borne in summer. The male and female flowers are borne on separate trees and the female trees bear small fruits 3–4 mm in diameter, which turn red when ripe.
The tree attracts a multitude of birds and insects due to its nutritious fruit and is an attractive addition to a garden. It is a host plant for the moth Xylopteryx arcuata.
Customers may purchase trees via Email, Cell or Online.
Email: trees@watercombefarm.co.za
Cell: 0833819103