Dendrological Society of South Africa

The tree science and conservation society of South Africa

The Dendrological Society promotes the study, protection and propagation of trees and tree-dominated ecosystems as a contribution to effective environmental conservation and improvement in South Africa. Membership of the Dendrological Society is open to all natural persons whose application is seconded by two members and endorsed by the Executive Committee.

National Tree Expo: 4 & 5 March 2011

Sun Gardens presents the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens. This annual Event aims to drum up awareness for all tree related products and services, so we welcome all… Tree-growers… Tree Enthusiasts… Tree-Huggers…

Trees to please…for more info or to secure exhibition space, please contact Barry Gush 082 554 2485


Friday 4 March

  • 09h00 onwards: Registration & Exhibition Opening
  • 10h00: ‘Saving Remarkable Trees’, Izak van der Merwe – Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry
  • and Fisheries
  • 11h00: ‘Biogeography and Architecture of Southern African Trees Braam van Wyk – Prof. of Botany at Tshwane University of Technology
  • 12h00: Lunch
  • 13h00: ‘Tree Siting and Training’ – Anton Möller & ‘Control-Release Fertilization of Trees’ – Ute Jacobs

Saturday 5 March

10h00: Exhibition opens and Activities commence:

  • Tree-Climbing Demo
  • Champion Tree Competition
  • David Bithrey and his chainsaw carving
  • Win a Tree-rific Tree!