Maerua cafra is an evergreen shrub or small tree with scented flowers. The slender stamens give the flowers a spider-like appearance.
The characteristic bark of Spirostachys africana is dark brown to black, thick, rough and neatly cracked into regular rectangular blocks that are arranged in longitudinal rows. It does best in a clayey soil.
Searsia pendulina is a lovely shade tree with a willow-like habit and fresh, light green leaves. It is fast growing and drought resistant .
Acacia galpinii is a large tree with luxuriant, light green foliage, making it ideal for a big garden.
Olinia emarginata is a beautiful tree that is evergreen and has a very neat shape. The pale to dark pink flowers that appears in spring is followed by a fleshy red drupe that is favoured by birds. A worthwhile garden subject, but very difficult to cultivate.
Galpinia tranvaalica is an extraordinary tree with dark green, glossy, wavy leaves. Showy white flowers are borne from December to April and attract insects to the garden. It is also a butterfly host tree.
Noltea africana is a very hardy, evergreen, very fast growing, small tree with glossy, leaves and purple stems. A decorative tree that is ideal for the smaller garden.
Peltophorum africanum blooms profusely with spikes of beautiful, yellow, crinkly flowers that persist for weeks. Makes a good shade tree and an excellent garden subject. It has beautiful architecture when leafless.
Heteromorpha arborescens is a slender, fast growing tree with glossy, waxy, coppery coloured, peeling bark and small, yellowish flowers.
Curtisia dentata is a wonderfully decorative tree for a small garden. protect from frost when young.