Month: May 2024

Towering Above The Treetops

Smack dab in the heart of MacRitchie Reservoir Park stands the famous Jelutong Tower, an iconic landmark of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Here’s a little tidbit: The Tower gets its name from the Jelutong tree (Dyera costulata), a massive towering beauty that spirals up to the canopy of...

Popping Plump Pink Lime-Berries

The Pink Lime-Berry (Clausena excavata) – also known as the “false curry leaf tree” due to its resemblance to the Curry Leaf tree – is a fruit-bearing tree native to Southeast Asia, including Singapore. It’s like the perfect match for our tropical weather, thriving effortlessly under the sun. Its...

The Magic Mulberry Tree

Last Updated on 7 May 2024 Somewhere in the lush nature reserves of Singapore, you’ll find the White Mulberry (Morus alba) – also known as Silkworm Mulberry – scattered all around. It’s like a fruity buffet for the birds and other critters, because of its juicy, irresistible fruits. Originally...