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Durban’s Mistletoe – Litchis!

Yes! It’s that time of year again where we can start enjoying this beautiful, juicy fruit. Do litchis not trigger thoughts of summer and Christmas for you? Or is it just me?
Litchis, also called lychees (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) are subtropical fruit native to China. The fruit develops in clusters on sizable evergreen trees, requiring six to eight years to reach full production. Litchi trees thrive with ample moisture and well-drained soil.

Growing Dragon Fruit in Your Garden

Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya or pitahaya, is a unique and exotic fruit that has gained popularity in recent years. It is one of those fruits that you look twice at when walking passed as its quite unusual. The two most common types have bright red skin with green scales or spikes that resemble […]