About

Specialists in Bamboo and Related Technology in South Africa

Our focus is the promotion of bamboo and related technology in Africa. Bamboo’s “strength” lies in its ability to empower the development of others. As a utility crop bamboo has the highest potential to deliver a sustainable balance between habitat and community.

Hortus Capensis is a Limited company, registered in South Africa. We are strategically positioned to identify and supply the best quality plants. Produced from the tissue culture of superior clones, to suit our customer’s needs and match their local conditions.

Founded by Jan Oprins and managed by Adrian Sutton. Hortus Capensis is based on the farm Queen of Africa, established over 20 years ago to select, cultivate and promote commercial and ornamental, bamboo varieties in Africa.