Vachellia sieberiana is a fast growing tree that develops its wide spreading flat-topped shape whilst still young. It is a favoured nesting tree for Barbets.
This shrub or small tree can form an impenetrable hedge. Ideally suited to poor, sandy soils.
The large, glossy, dark green leaves are trifoliate and reddish when young and have beautiful autumn colours. Sprays of small flowers are followed by bunches of round, fleshy, fruit that attracts birds.
Combretum apiculatum has long slender, drooping branches, giving the tree a willow-like appearance.
Combretum molle has very attractive young leaves with light pink or orange colours. The leaves are very velvety. It is a very hardy tree and a good garden subject.
Ziziphus mucronata has both hook and straight thorns. The leaves turn a beautiful, golden yellow in autumn. Makes an excellent garden subject.
Dovyalis longispina has long, thin spines that make this an ideal plant for a security hedge, but it is also an attractive garden plant. Plant in a protective spot.
Diospyros lycioides is a very hardy, deciduous, drought resistant, fast growing small tree with sweetly scented, white, bell-shaped flowers. Plant in a well-drained soil.
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.
Ilex mites is a very hardy tree with almost white bark and glossy, dark green foliage. Small, sweetly scented, white flowers are followed by masses of decorative red berries that are sought after by birds. It prefers a damp spot near water