From this week to next (1st – 7th September) is National Arbor Week. Part of the celebrations include the selection of three indigenous trees as National Trees of the Year, which this year are:
Jacket-plum or bushveld cherry tree (Pappea capensis).
Bride’s bush (Pavetta spp.)
Common wild elder (Nuxia congesta)
For more details on these plants, download the SANBI poster here.