Ziziphus mucronata | Buffalo-thorn tree for sale | Blinkblaar wag 'n bietjie
Buffalo-thorn tree is very hardy, tolerating extreme frost and drought. It is deciduous tree with a medium growth rate and only mildly aggressive roots. Ziziphus mucronata has striking, glossy green leaves. It has nasty thorns arranged in pairs, one hooked and the other straight, hence the Afrikaans name, "wag-'n-bietjie"! Its thorns seldom fall and thorn growth are often absent in mature trees. Buffalo-thorn provides deep summer shade and is an excellent choice for the larger garden. Ziziphus mucrnata is Tree of the Year for 2017.
Value to honeybees: Nectar, N0-3; Pollen, P0-1; Flowering months 10-4, (11-1). (See blog-post "The bee-value of South Africa's trees" for an explanation of codes)
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Available in 50L and 100L.
Ziziphus mucronata (Buffelo-thorn) in 50L for sale.
Recommended retail price-50L
Ziziphus mucronata (Buffelo-thorn) in 100L for sale.
Recommended retail price-100L