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Tree Specialist:
Advice, Felling, Trimming,
Planting and Transplanting, Root Issues and all other Tree or Hedge Services

Tree Surgery

  • Dead wooding
  • Cutting back
  • Pruning
  • Bracing
  • Remedial work
  • Thinning
  • Felling
  • Trimming
  • Hedge trimming
  • Stump removal


  • Tree Identification
  • Species Recommendation
  • Sourcing and Selection 
  • Composting and Planting
  • Transplanting

Garden Services

  • Pest and Disease Control
  • Planking
  • Chipping
  • Mulching
  • Composting
  • Fertilizing
  • Gutter cleaning


  • Botanical, Horticultural and Arboricultural Advice
  • All tree concerns
  • Plant Identification
  • Tree Surveys
  • Tree Reports
  • Rot, Safety and Risk Assessment
  • Neighbours Rights and Obligations

About Us

Our Specialty: Everything to do with trees

Rod Tritton,Owner
Tree specialist, Consultant and Contractor
BSc Botany and Environmental Science
Diploma in Arboriculture and Horticulture

Our Team is

  • Experienced, Fast and Efficient
  • Sensitive to Nature, careful in your garden
  • Reliable, Trustworthy and Punctual

Rod is a tree expert who has a life-long interest in trees, and more than 30 years experience looking after trees in Cape Town.

He does tree surveys, diagnoses and can advise on all types of plants and diseases.

Consultations can also be done via email or Whatsapp throughout Southern Africa.

Rod runs a team of experienced tree fellers in Cape Town, who are also expert gardeners.

They have been together for many years and have acquired an excellent knowledge of tasks needed, as well as skilled machinery handling. They know how to fell a redwood, transplant a rose, and everything in between,


  • We are a professional tree business and take pride in the quality of our workmanship
  • We apply sound horticultural practices gleaned from study and many years of experience
  • We are careful workers in flower beds, lowering branches with care
  • We do our best to balance what’s best for the trees, and our clients needs
  • We have a great track record and many years of satisfied and returning clients

Professional  Trimming

Looking after your trees will add to their health, beauty and longevity, and decrease the risk of falling branches and any damage that might occur.
Our team is well trained in the best techniques of tree surgery while doing as little damage to your garden as possible.

Problem Solving

Are your trees suffering from pests and diseases?
Are they not looking healthy?
Are they yellowing, or dying back, or other symptoms?

Call in The Tree Doctor to give you a diagnosis and the best straight up advice.

A few of our happy clients

Thank you Rod and team for the excellent service  yesterday. We are so pleased with results and will be taking your good advice with our trees

Jane Busby

Thanks for a fantastic job, it’s perfectly done and your chaps were very pleasant and tidy. It really feels like you went the extra mile.

Adam Swart

Thanks for great work by you and your team. Very impressed with your vast knowledge of trees and all the different species. 

Andy Gutenberg

Excellent service, many thanks for the extra effort put in to solve our root problems. We are thrilled you were able to save the tree. Your team was very friendly and efficient.

Anthea De Villiers


Costs vary depending on the nature of the work.

Quotations: We provide free quotes in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town if you know what you want done, and we can have a look when we are in the area. Travel time will be charged for quotes requested beyond this area.

If you require advice:

Consultations are charged at R720 an hour, including travel time from Hout Bay, at the same rate.

Email Consultations are charged at R720 per hour. Send a description of the issue and pictures of the tree or plant, including close-ups of the problem area. If calling on Whatsapp, please include your email address for response and invoicing.

Send and email or Whatsapp message including the area you are in, and what you need.


CELL or Whatsapp: 083 225 0295