This is the typical Acacia associated with the African savannah. It is a little slow growing but worth the wait as it develops a beautiful umbrella shape.
Mountain sage is either a multi-stemmed, densely bushy shrub or small tree.
Acacia galpinii is a large tree with luxuriant, light green foliage, making it ideal for a big garden.
Euclea natalensis is a hardy, evergreen, very attractive, small tree. It has a dark, spreading crown of small shiny, hard and leathery leaves.
The foliage of Schotia brachypetala is reddish to coppery when young, maturing to a glossy dark green. It has striking deep red flowers with large seed pods. It is a a most worthwhile garden subject or bonsai.
Diospyros whyteana is a very attractive garden subject with neat habit, very glossy dark green leaves and masses of distinctive reddish brown, papery, balloon-like fruit pods.
Prunus africana is a handsome evergreen tree with a spreading crown. The leaves, when crushed, have a faint smell of almonds. It will tolerate moderate frost. Very rare outside protected areas.
Ormocarpum kirkii has a slender trunk with fissured bark. Leave are small and the plant bears no thorns. The fruit pods are quite hairy. It is an unusual small tree for a garden where the frost is not too severe.
Ozoroa paniculosa is a fairly hardy, stout, small, evergreen tree with rough, grey, thick bark. The cream flower heads are carried at the end of the branches. Bunches of kidney-shaped, black, oily seeds persist on the tree.
Nuxia congesta is a hardy, small, evergreen tree or shrub that has attractive, bright green, leathery leaves. It is ideal for the smaller garden.