n Cabo - A brief resumé of the growth of F. Costa and Son of Paarl during the last hundred years

Volume 7, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0379-4830


After completing his studies at the Sant Illario Agricultural College in Genoa, Ferdinando Costa arrived in Cape Town in 1902 to help his elder brother Raphael, who was operating a general nursery in the southern suburbs. After a few years Ferdinando was able to obtain his own small piece of land on the lower slopes of Table Mountain in Newlands.

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