In September 2012, we were asked to convert the old playing fields into a “green” car park at Baobab college. There was a huge mound of earth which we used to demarcate the car park lines and which we moved by a few men with wheelbarrows. We planted 230 indigenous trees, lots of shrubs and some ground cover, […]
LOCATION LEOPARDS HILL ROAD, STRAIGHT through barrier, turn RIGHT down CHIFWEMA ROAD. Go over the first speed bump and Trees-4-Zambia are at the bottom of the hill, before the second speed bump, on the LEFT.
ONCOBA spinosa is a spiny shrub or small tree. It is evergreen and can grow to over 2 metres. The best thing about the Oncoba is its beautiful showy, sweet-scented, white flowers with masses of yellow, overlapping stamens in the centre, which gives it’s other name – fried egg plant. The hard shelled fruit […]
Stock sheet October 11th 2018 WE HAVE UPDATED OUR STOCK LIST. Please see the link. Seed collection and planting season is in full swing. So far we have over 2000 seedlings growing with another 2000 planned, over 5000 trees are ready to plant this rainy season and over 1000 huge trees for instant landscaping. […]
September and it is seed collection time! Trees-4-Zambia grow all the trees from seed, mostly collected locally. This week we have collected several species of Albizzia, Acacia, Sterquilia, and Croton. We start the seeds off in the new polytunnel, it gets hot and humid and within a few days seeds have germinated and new trees […]
I went for a wander in our garden and found so many trees and shrubs flowering. The Bombax flowers were floating to the ground and I thought this is where they got the idea for Avatar from. The large Combretum molle has abundant yellow flowers full of bees and birds. Combretum microphylum was scrambling […]