Platbos Forest

Krige Tree Service | +27 21 447 1369 | +27 82 6580427 (Whatsapp Only)

Services offered include:


  • Tree pruning of all trees big and small
  • Specializing in large and dangerous trees
  • Planting of specimen trees and forests
  • Felling and site clearing
  • Preservation: Hazard assessment, disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Crane and chipper hire
  • Fully insured

Francois Krige began his arboriculture career in the forests of Germany where he worked for 3 years. Following this, he travelled to London where he learnt the specialized art of tree surgery and urban tree care.

Shortly after his return to Cape Town in 1991, he formed his own tree surgery business, Krige Tree Service. With his team of well-trained and professional staff, Francois Krige is one of the city´s most well-respected arborists.

Francois is a consultant to the Planning Department of the City´s Environmental Management Branch. Clients of Krige Tree Service include: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the South African National Parks Board, the City of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Estate and the Arderne Garden Arboretum.