Plumeria are small tropical trees with highly fragrant flowers that bloom freely from spring to autumn. TAKE NOTE: all parts of the Frangipani are considered mildly toxic. This tree has been classified as having a non invasive root system.
A very popular tree due to its versatility to withstand the harsh conditions of the urban environment. It is indigenous, evergreen and fast growing and makes an excellent choice for screening off neighbours to create instant privacy in the garden.
15m - 20m H x 2m - 8m W
Tree Wisteria / Vanwykshout | Bolusanthus Speciosus
One of our most spectacular indigenous trees. After it loses its feathery, light green leaves for a short period in spring, it produces long sprays of mauve coloured pea-like flowers. The flowers bear a striking resemblance to wisteria flowers. It is slow growing and has a weeping shape. This deciduous tree has a non-invasive root system
A well-loved indigenous trees, tough enough to be used as a street tree and small enough to fit into a townhouse garden. When in flower at Christmas it looks like a giant candy floss, as the tree transforms into a cloud of soft pink balls. It is classified a having a non invasive root system.
A beautiful tree with grey-green leaves and an interesting shape. It is a useful screener and contrast tree. Hardy and drought resistant. Ideal for the small to medium garden. The wild olive has beautiful wood for furniture.
A striking and very popular ornamental tree that is tall, deciduous and fast growing with a distinctive greeny-yellow bark. It has sparse foliage that allows for sunlight to shine through which is perfect if you want other plants to grow underneath the tree.
A well-shaped and fast growing evergreen tree with low branches. The smooth grey bark will become rough with age. Tiny yellow bell-shaped flowers will attract birds, bees & butterflies from early spring. Male and female flowers are carried on seperate trees. In winter the tree carries greenish-yellow pods with shiny orange coated seeds. Ideal to use as a hedge or screen.
A slender tree with an unusual colourful trunk that is ideal for small gardens. This delicate tree does not provide deep shade which makes it ideal to plant on a lawn. Be aware of its aggressive root system that mirrors the size of the tree above the ground.
A strikingly attractive and hardy drought resistant tree, with an uncommon silvery-blue appearance that contrasts beautifully with surrounding, darker green foliage. Well suited to harsh coastal conditions. It has a non invasive root system and can be used close to walls. Easily trained as a shrub or screening plant that can provide privacy in a short space of time due to its fast growing rate.
Prune off the lower branches to form a shade tree; and if space is limited, grow it in a large pot.
The bay laurel is a large shrub or small tree that is grown for its aromatic foliage and lovely pyramidal shape. Its dark green, leathery leaves form a dense shrub. Excellent as an ornamental plant in a container and thrives in Western Cape coastal regions.
This tree has a majestic shape. A fast growing deciduous tree with a dense, pyramidical crown that provides great shade. Its lower branches are pendulous, the middle branches are horizontal and the upper branches are upright. The leaves will turn bronze and sometimes red in autumn and some of the leaves remain for the winter season until new shoots appear in spring.
The forest elder is an attractive, moisture-loving, medium-sized tree. This tree will give you an abundance of white flowers in the grey winter months and is an excellent investment for a focal feature in a smaller garden. It has been classified as having a non invasive root system.
The White Milkwood tree is one of your best options for a dense shade or screen or windbreak tree along the coastal areas, because it can withstand quite extreme weather conditions. If you need an instant large tree, you will have to look at investing in a big one as these trees are extremely slow growing!
This hardy, deciduous tree grows naturally on river banks, but it will adapt to the conditions in most gardens. It has dense, pale green foliage that becomes attractively coloured in autumn. It will grow reasonably fast.
A magnificent evergreen ornamental shade tree that may be too large for an ordinary city garden but superb for a large garden. Its decorative berries attracts birdlife. Well known for its attractive pale wood which is often used to make beautiful furniture.
The real yellowwood is one of South Africa 's most valued timber trees and also South Africa 's National Tree. Lance-shaped, dark blue-green leaves are spirally arranged on stiff upright branches on this large, slow-growing tree.
A fast growing deciduous tree that provides dappled shade in summer and shows off a stunning silhouette in the winter when the tree is bare. The abundant crop of edible dark orange berries adds extra interest in autumn when the leaves turn golden yellow. If planted as an avenue or speciman tree, they can be pruned and trained into any suitable shape when young.
Ideal for townhouse gardens this small, attractive, indigenous, tree can be recognised by its single straight stem and rounded crown. It loses its leaves for a very short time in spring. Fragrant white flowers are borne in spring and autumn followed by fruit that hangs down on stalks. They can be pruned into shape when necessary. They can be grown in large pots to provide shade for patios or around pools.
The decorative and handsome leaves of this medium to large tree turn bright red to purple in winter, dropping just before flowering, which starts around August and continues to November. Quick growing and reasonably cold resistant, this tree should be planted at least 5m from buildings and pools.
Pambati tree is a fast growing, evergreen shrub or small tree with leaves that contrast their dark green tops with silvery white and felt-like undersides. With clusters of custard-yellow flowers it is an attractive addition to any garden.
With its beautiful umbrella shaped canopy of glossy dark green leaves this tree is a welcome site in any garden. This evergreen tree provides dense shade and in spring its flowers are sweetly scented. The non-edible fruit are carried in small pod capsules that burst open in summer to reveal striking orange and red seeds.