Gardenia cornuta is a neat, decorative tree with stiff branches that can also be planted in a container to serve as a Christmas tree. Due to its moderate size, it can be planted in quite a small garden.
This small tree occurs in the drier parts of South Africa and prefers a well-drained, poor soil
Very hardy, evergreen, fast growing, drought resistant tree with silver-grey leaves.
Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia is a small, rounded tree that is normally found on rocky outcrops in the Savannah biome. The small yellow-green flowers are followed by yellow berries that are relished by birds.
Erytrophysa transvaalensis is a rare small tree with lovely silvery-green foliage that glistens in the sun. The spikes of red and green flowers are followed by huge red balloon-like seed cases.
Relatively hardy, medium-sized, evergreen tree with dark leaves that have a purplish cast to them.
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.
Dombeya pulchra is multi-stemmed and the slender branches are smooth, wrinkled and often covered with glandular hairs. It grows on rocky hillsides or mountains at high altitudes.
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
Pittosporum viridiflorum, the cheesewood, is a beautiful garden tree, which can be grown in sun or semi-shade, and can be used in forest and bush clumps as well as being used as a hedge plant.