Introducing: Cape Trees

Cape Trees knows the importance of trees!

Who we are:

Cape Trees was founded in 2009 as the wholesale arm of the Cape Garden group and is owned and run by die Van Niekerk family (originally from Vredendal), with many years of experience in the horticultural industry.

We are wholesale growers supplying high quality mature palms and a selection of large trees, shrubs, fruit trees and focal plants of various sizes and species.

As Cape Trees continues to grow and expand, we will offer over 20 hectares of the highest quality trees and large plants in the near future.

Our goal is to be able to supply 25 species of trees in different size options.

What’s to offer?

We supply high quality large palms, trees, shrubs, fruit trees and focal plants (for instant appeal and impact) to developers, town planners, landscape architects, hotels, golf courses, estates and the general public.

* We have large and mature containerised and open ground trees both indigenous and exotic

* Containerised tree sizes range from young 50 litre trees up to large trees in 200 litre containers.

* More mature trees grown in open ground are also available.

*Some of the mature Palms we supply:

Queen palm (Syagrus), Washingtonia, and Butia capitata.

*Some of the large Trees we supply:

Fever tree, Stinkwood, Liquidambar, Water oak, Milkwood, Water pear, Natal mahogany, Olives, Leopard tree.

*Fruit trees include (among others): ‘Lisbon’ and ‘Eureka’ lemon

*Large shrubs (among others): Viburnums, Australian brush cherry, Ficus standards.

*Focal plants, such as: Cycas revoluta & beautiful thick-stemmed Aloes.

Why trust Cape Trees to supply a quality product?


Over 40 years of experience in the horticultural industry

*Plant choices that work!

With our valuable knowledge in wholesale and retail, we know what works for our climate, whether it’s indigenous or exotic.

We know exactly what expertise goes into growing mature trees and large plants of high standard.

We invite you to come and visit us on our farm to make a personal you know: every tree has its own character!

Where are we?

Cape Trees is situated amongst picturesque mountains and beautiful vineyard hills, on the R304, about 14 kilometres outside the historical town of Stellenbosch, in the Western Cape region of South Africa.

Contact details:

For more info / an availability list of our beautiful plants, please contact:

Owner: Peter van Niekerk

Cell: 083 630 6353

Production Manager: Gerrit Schenck

Cell: 084 712 4752

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