False buffalo thorn / Vals buffeldoring

False buffalo thorn / Vals buffeldoring

A thornless, upright tree with dark green leaves. Flocks of birds are attracted by the yellow berries, which ripen at the end of summer. The tree can also be used as a windbreaker.

Botanical Name:

Ziziphus rivularis

Did you know?

Ziziphus mucronata, or as it is more frequently known, the wag-‘n-bietjie tree is said to represent life as we know it. The young twigs are zigzag, indicating that life is not always straightforward. Two thorns at the nodes are also significant; one facing backward represents where we come from and one facing forward, represents where we are going.

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