Acacia nigrescens is an attractive garden tree which grows into a lovely shade tree. Protect from frost when young.
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.
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.
Oncoba spinosa is a spiny shrub or small tree with pretty white flowers and is known for the snuff boxes that can be made from its hard-shelled fruit. Plant in a protected spot.
This is the typical Acacia associated with the African savannah. It is a little slow growing but worth the wait as it develops a beautiful umbrella shape.
It is excellent for small gardens especially where filtered light is desired. It is very adaptable and drought resistant.
Vangueria madagascarensis, a small tree, has thin, leathery dark green leaves and bears edible fruit that is enjoyed by man and beast. It is an ideal tree to lure wildlife into your garden.
Halleria lucida has orange, tubular flowers, which are laden with nectar. It is an excellent tree for a wildlife garden. Plant in sun or semi-shade. It is the ideal tree for a wet spot.
Commiphira mollis is an attractive tree for a hot, dry garden. The mottled appearance of the bark adds to the charm. The red berry-like fruits are a great favourite with birds.
A shrub or small tree with glossy, dark green foliage; branches are armed with spines.