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.
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.
Dombeya rotundifolia is a drought and fire resistant upright tree that is fast growing in cultivation. Showy, sweetly scented white flowers start blooming on bare branches in July.
Leucosidea sericea is a decorative, low branching small, tree with aromatic leaves that have silvery hairs. The yellowish-green flowers are held in candle-like spikes. It prefers a light soil.
Ochna inermis is a small tree that is quite a sight when in flower. Its compact form makes it an ideal tree for the smaller garden.
Tarchonanthus camphoratus is an evergreen shrub or small tree with silvery leaves that are woolly below. Plant this drought-hardy shrub in full sun as a screen or windbreak.
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.
Pavetta gardeniifolia has light brown bark that is either smooth or slightly fissured. The umbels of white flowers are followed by green pea-sized fruits that ripen to shiny black from February to May. Ideal for a smaller garden.
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.
Dais cotinifolia is a fast growing small tree that bears masses of very showy, fragrant pink, pompom like flowers and begins flowering whilst still young.Popular garden subject for sun or semi-shade. Ideal for small gardens and containers.