Vangueria infausta is one of South Africa’s more popular veld fruits, and can be enjoyed while walking. The edible fruit has a pleasant sweet-sour, mealy taste.It is well suited to a smaller garden or on a rockery.
Vepris lanceolata is a very attractive, small tree with apple green foliage. It blooms with a myriad of small, white flowers which give the tree a lacy look. The non-aggressive root system makes it ideal for a small garden.
Vitex rehmanii is a shrub or small tree that occurs on rocky ridges.The palmate leaves are very distinctive of this specie and adds to its charm.
Vitex zeyherii has grey leaves and that creates a nice contrast in the garden. The small size means that it is suitable for the smaller garden. The crown is not very dense and perennials etc. can be planted under the tree.
The speckled and knobbed main stem makes it very unusual. When the leaves are crushed, they smell like lemon.
Ziziphus mucronata has both hook and straight thorns. The leaves turn a beautiful, golden yellow in autumn. Makes an excellent garden subject.