Young Bee Tree | Tetradium daniellii

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Are you looking for a fast-growing tree with significant value for bees? Then the Tetradium daniellii is a good choice for that. This tree is particularly known for producing a lot of nectar in its flowers, making it an excellent choice as a bee tree.

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Can be planted throughout the year


Growth habit and total height

The Tetradium daniellii is a fast-growing tree with broad-spreading branches, reaching a final height of up to 12 meters.

 

Leaf shape

The leaves of the young Bee tree | Tetradium daniellii are pinnate, consisting of 5 to 9 leaflets per leaf.

 

Flowering

In the months of July-August, the Tetradium daniellii blooms with small white flowers, clustered together in a large plume.

 

Nectar and bees

The flowers of Tetradium daniellii are particularly known for producing abundant nectar, making it a good forage tree for bees.

 

Fruits

After flowering, the tree produces purplish-red fruits, providing high ornamental value. These fruits are relatively small with a diameter of up to 1 cm.

 

Location

The Tetradium daniellii tolerates almost any soil type, as long as it is well-draining and rich in nutrients. The Bee tree does not prefer overly wet locations.

 

How to plant the tree?

  1. Determine the final location of the tree and ensure it is free from cables, debris, old plants, and other obstacles that may hinder the tree's growth.
  2. Dig a planting hole that is twice the width of the root ball. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the planting hole and mix the excavated soil with (organic) garden soil or planting substrate.
  3. Adjust the planting hole to the height where the root ball fits and firmly press the soil.
  4. Fill the planting hole with water and wait for it to settle. Check if the root ball is sufficiently moist.
  5. Place the tree or plant in the planting hole. It is extremely important that the tree is not planted too deep, as this can cause root rot.
  6. Insert a tree stake or bamboo stake firmly into the ground on the side of the tree where the most wind comes from.
  7. Now, place the watering ring or create a mound of soil around the tree so that water can seep into the ground.

 

Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower

 

Questions?

Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!

Specifications

  • Mature Height

    10-12 meters
  • Flower color

    White
  • Flowering months

    July-August
  • Location

    Sun-semi shade
  • Fruits

    Little Red fruits
  • Evergreen

    Not wintergreen
  • Winter hardiness

    Moderately winter-hardy
  • Leaf color in summer

    Green
  • Leaf color in autumn

    Yellow-Green

Reviews(3)

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    • "Mooie boompjes."

    • - MI Vries

    • "Amitis leverde goede boompjes en ik had ze snel in huis. De boompjes waren zorgvuldig en degelijk verpakt. Amitis beschikt over een interessant assortiment van producten."

    • - Peter Kersten

    • "De bijenbomen ontvangen in perfecte staat ook dankzij de prima verpakking. Tijd opgave van de bestelling bezorging klopte gelukkig ook prima. Het is fijn om ook eens mee te maken dat alles goed geregeld is."

    • - cor de lijster

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