“Nooitgedacht Village forms part of the historic Nooitgedacht Estate in Stellenbosch. Surrounded by rolling vineyards and mountain vistas, it offers idyllic Stellenbosch Winelands living – experience traditional village life on 25ha steeped in splendour. Soak up spectacular panoramic views and a culture of true community in an authentic, sustainable Stellenbosch village.”
Beginning on vast open grounds, our trees were given a clean canvas to paint the scenery GREEN! There were no trees here when the project started in 2013… and now…. A total of 194 trees have been planted to date of which a third were 1000 litre bagged trees, which range in heights of 6-8 metres tall! Another 15% were even taller in the 2000 litre bag size, ranging in heights of 8-11 metres.
In terms of tree species, you can find a large variety of trees to suit everyone’s taste and liking!
Caesalpinea ferrea – Leopard tree
Caladendron capense – Cape Chestnut
Celtis sinensis – White Stinkwood
Citrus limon – Lemon tree
Citrus x sinensis – Orange tree
Cuppressus sempervirens “Stricta” – Pencil/Graveyard Cypress
Ekebergia capensis – Cape Ash
Erythrina lysistemon – Coral tree
Ficus microcarpa – Laurel Fig
Ficus natalensis – Natal Fig
Harpephyllum caffrum – Wild Plum
Ilex mitis – Cape Holly
Kigelia africana – Sausage tree
Lagerstroemia indica – Pride-of-India
Liquidambar styraciflua – Sweet Gum
Magnolia grandiflora – Magnolia
Nuxia floribunba – Forest Elder
Platanus acerifolia – London Plane Tree
Ptaeroxylon obliquum – Sneezewood
Quercus nigra – Water Oak
Syzygium guineense – Water Pear
Taxodium disticum – Swamp Cypress
Trichellia emetica – Natal Mahogany
Our valuable aftercare service has ensured that the trees receive the correct amount of water and are treated regularly for any pests or diseases.
We trust this has added substantial value to the new estate. So the next time you’re driving through Stellenbosch, why not stop by the Nooitgedacht Village Estate and have a look for yourself?
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
021 842 0003
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Landscape design and architecture done by Dennis Moss Partnership.