Recommended List of Indigenous Trees and Shrubs for River Goose Estate
Plantings; Western boundary
Plantings; Road verges.
Plantings; Riverine Zone Rehabilitation
1.Further species to be added following riverine vegetation survey.
2.The “mix” of species on the western boundary should be random and planted to form clumped compoisition the object being to secure a dense screen effect.
3.The riverine area should be planted following the removal of alien vegetation. It has been suggested( Mrs Fowler) that a municipal area containing utility structures on the opposite side of the river should also be planted to screen out these unsightly buildings from Rivergoose.Permission to undertake this should first be obtained from the uMngeni Municip.
- It should be noted that the original list of trees and shrubs submitted as part of the final scoping report as species suitable for the area, remains in place . The above list is drawn from that source and is based on frost hardy types that should
- As a general principle the importance of encouraging retention in the open spaces , both private and communal, of existing grassland cannot be over emphasized. Consequently,the use of large, tall evergreen trees with heavy shade footprints, on the road verges and open spaces should be restricted in favour of smaller deciduous species.