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 […]
To the indigenous plant enthusiast a frequent refrain from gardeners and farmers is, “why bother trying to try and find and use indigenous trees and shrubs when there are so many wonderful exotic species that are already well established in Zambia?” The answer requires a short digression into plant ecology. The more we discover […]