Very fast growing, multi-stemmed, small, evergreen tree with grey leaves and graceful arching branches.
Greyia radlkoferi grows in misty gullies along rivers in nature. Its scarlet flowers stand out as if painted on the landscape. It prefers a well-drained soil and is not an easy garden subject.
Ziziphus mucronata has both hook and straight thorns. The leaves turn a beautiful, golden yellow in autumn. Makes an excellent garden subject.
The mature trees have beautiful, dark purplish-brown and flaking bark that flakes off in circular pieces. It is a beautiful tree for a park.
Heteropyxis canescens is a hardy, rare, small tree with large leaves that are magnificent in autumn when they turn purple, red and maroon. It grows best in moist conditions, but will tolerate normal garden conditions.
Cussonia transvaalensis is a striking, very useful tree that can act as a focal point in the landscape. Plant in a well-drained soil and do not overwater. Protect from frost when young.
Mystroxylon aethiopicum is quite a compact shrub or small tree. The leaves are leathery and the rough bark is black to dark brown. Small and yellowish green flowers precede the red berries that are edible and sweet tasting.
Combretum krausii is a fast growing tree with glossy dark green leaves that turn vivid red and purple in autumn. It has a very neat appearance.
Vangueria madagascarensis, a small tree, has thin, leathery dark green leaves and bears edible fruit that is enjoyed by man and beast. It is an ideal tree to lure wildlife into your garden.
A profusion of striking, pink orchid-like flowers in large sprays on tips of branches make Calodendrum capense stand out above the forest canopy. For the larger garden.