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Some of Our Popular Trees

Syzygium guineese

Water Pear / Waterpeer

Very popular tree on the market due to its versatility to withstand the harsh conditions of the urban environment. The fact that it’s indigenous, evergreen and fast growing also makes […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Harpephyllum caffrum

Wild Plum / Wildepruim

This kid-friendly evergreen tree is perfectly suited for a treehouse and monkey climbing antics. Its berries are edible and the dense canopy provides a great amount of shade for those […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Afrocarpus falcatus

Outeniqua Yellowwood / Outeniqua Geelhout

Look no further than this majestic Yellowwood tree with striking flaky bark to add a legacy to your garden! It is evergreen and the fastest growing of the Yellowwood trees. […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Afrocarpus latifolius

Real Yellowwood / Opregte Geelhout

Say hello to South Africa’s National Tree! This beautiful tree is often considered as a hedging or screening option to create more privacy due to its dense foliage. It has […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Ficus microcarpa (nitida)

Laurel Fig / Maleise Baniaan

This tree is very popular for the topiary standards or ‘lollipops’ for your garden. Having pale grey bark and lush small green leaves enables any landscaper to make a statement with […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Exotic

Ficus natalensis

Natal Fig / Natalvy

You will need the space if you want this tree to grow in your garden. Given the opportunity, this tree will provide you with a very wide canopy of shade […]

Type

Semi-deciduous

Origin

Indigenous

Ficus rubiginosa

Rusty Fig / Port Jacksonvy

The Rusty fig is a great option if you need a dense green screen. The dark leaves provide a lush feeling and the faint “rust” colour underneath adds some pzazz! […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Exotic

Celtis sinensis

Chinese Hackberry / Chinese Nettelboom

This is an ornamental tree that is fast growing, deciduous and tolerates clay soil. It provides dappled shade in Summer and shows off its beautiful structural form in Winter. Often […]

Type

Deciduous

Origin

Exotic

Vachellia xanthophloea

Fever Tree / Koorsboom

A very popular ornamental tree that will make your neighbours “green” with envy. The green bark is well-known by landscapers and is definitely the main feature of this species. It […]

Type

Semi-deciduous

Origin

Indigenous

Syzygium cordatum

Water Berry / Waterbessie

A dense evergreen indigenous tree that will attract birds to your garden and provide ample shade throughout the year. It is a fast grower and will tolerate heavy winds and […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Quercus palustris

Pin Oak / Naaldeik

The Pin Oak tree starts off in a pyramidal shape, but as it matures, it loses the shape completely for a more rounded shape. It is considered an excellent shade […]

Type

Deciduous

Origin

Exotic

Olea africana

Wild Olive / Olienhout

An ornamental tree with glossy grey-green leaves and dainty wine coloured to black fruits. This tree doesn’t get very tall but can form impressive trunks and can be quite long-lived. […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Vachellia sieberiana

Paper Bark Thorn / Papierbasdoring

If you’re looking for a quintessential African tree, we can recommend the Paperbark thorn tree. Once mature, it naturally forms an umbrella canopy that is iconic to the African landscape. […]

Type

Semi-deciduous

Origin

Indigenous

Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gum / Amberboom

If you love Autumn colours, then this is the tree for you! The Liquidambar tree is known for the most beautiful display of gold, amber and scarlet red colours in […]

Type

Deciduous

Origin

Exotic

Nuxia floribunda

Forest Elder / Bosvlier

This tree will give you an abundance of white flowers in the grey winter months of the year and is an excellent investment for a focal feature in a smaller […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Sideroxylon inerme

White Milkwood / Witmelkhout

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 […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Quercus nigra

Water Oak / Watereik

This attractive medium sized tree will add a splash of orange and red colours to your garden whilst also allowing for more sunlight in winter due to its semi-deciduous nature. […]

Type

Semi-deciduous

Origin

Exotic

Curtisia dentata

Assegai / Assegaai

The Assegai tree is well-known for its decorative fruit that hang like small bells during winter. It is a forest species and will do well in shaded areas of the […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

Cupressus sempervirens Stricta

Graveyard Cypress / Kerkhofsipres

This tree is iconic to your historical graveyards and therefore referred to as the Graveyard or Pencil Cypress. The upright nature of the tree has a striking architectural feature when […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Exotic

Ilex mitis

Cape Holly / Without

This medium sized tree has an attractive white trunk with a rounded crown and makes a great addition to any small or formal garden. The leaves are prone to clipping […]

Type

Evergreen

Origin

Indigenous

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