We cultivate a ever changing variety of trees and plants in our home nursery. Indigenous trees, herbs, edibles, and a variety of useful plants for a wide variety of contexts and uses.
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All trees: 5l – R55, 10l – R100, 20l – R200
Buddlea Saligna – false Olive
Evergreen. Develops a beautiful twisting trunk. Fast growing and hardy.
Pioneer tree in many areas. Can be used as a hedge/screen/windbreaks. Fragrant flowers. Nectar and pollen for honeybees. Non aggressive roots.
Frost and drought resistant. Good wood lot tree for fence poles and firewood.
Growth 80cm /year. Sun. 10m.
Calodendrum capense – Cape chestnut
Semi-deciduous. Dense round canopy
Attractive specimen and shade tree. Attracts butterflies.
Non aggressive roots.
Growth 85cm/year . Shade or sun. 25m
Cassinopsis ilicifolia – Lemon thorn
Evergreen. Shiny leaves with edible orange fruits. Attractive to birds. Non invasive roots. Can be suitable to hedge or form part of a windbreak.
Drought and frost resistant. Shade or sun. 5m
Celtis Africana – White stinkwood
Deciduous. Beautiful specimen tree. Shade in the summer, sun in the winter.
Growth 2m/year. Birds and butterflies. Non aggressive roots. Drought and frost resistant. 40m
Diospyros whyteana – Bladder-nut
Evergreen. Glossy leaves. Favours shade. Edible fruits. Attractive to birds.
Non invasive roots. Hedge. Water often. Protect from frost. 15m.
Ekebergia capensis – Cape Ash
Evergreen. Street and shade tree. Non aggressive roots
Attracts birds. Water often. 20m.
Ficus sur – broom cluster fig
Evergreen. Best in shade & sandy soils
Attracts birds, bats, butterflies
Aggressive roots – plant away from buildings and paving. Protect from frost. 35m
Halleria lucida – Tree fuchsia
Evergreen. Glossy leaves. Attracts birds. Bee Fodder.
Shade and sun. Enjoys being close near water
Non aggressive roots. Grows up to 30m in forests & 10m alone
Olea europaea – Wild olive
Evergreen. Edible fruits attractive to birds.
Aggressive roots. Stabilizing soils, erosion control. Favours water.
Upper story windbreak. Frost and drought resistant. 14m
Pittosporum viridiflorum – Cheesewood
Evergreen. Attracts birds. Hedge. Full sun- light shade
Non aggressive roots. Grows to 15m-30m in forest. Frost and drought resistant.
Podocarpus falcatus – Outeniqua yellowwood
Evergreen. Beautiful specimen, shade and canopy tree. Windbreak in high rainfall areas
Grows in sun and shade. Attracts birds. High growth rate. Tolerates moderate frost, but not drought. Grows to 46m in canopy forest.
Rhamnus prinoides – Dogwood
Evergreen, glossy leaves.
Edible fuit birds bees butterflies
Likes water – can plant next to a fish pond for protection and shade to the pond.
Plant on drainage lines or furrows to protect stream banks. Frost resistant.
Non aggressive roots. Hedge & windbreak. Grows in sun or shade. 7m
Rhus chirindensis – Red currant
Semi-deciduous, multi-stemmed tree, or if pruned from early stage, garden specimen tree
Gives beautiful autumn colours in the new spring leaf growth. Sun or light shade.
Hardy pioneer. Edible fruits. Birds. Non aggressive roots. 20m
Quercus robur – English Oak
One of the first trees to be planted in South Africa by the early settlers. A long lived tree with ones of great age being found around the country. A deciduous tree offering shade in summer and allowing the sun through in winter. A beautiful form and shade tree.
Hardy and frost resistant. Valued for its timber for furniture making. 10-18m, up to 40m in ideal conditions.
Comfrey – Symphytum officinale R25
A fast growing, herbaceous, perennial plant.
A fantastic addition to every garden for the multiple benefits that it offers.
Comfrey functions as a dynamic accumulator, having the ability to mine and cycle nutrients through the soil. High in nutrients, including silica, magnesium, calcium, iron, posassium and nitrogen, the leaves are used as a green manure and mulch, and is an excellent compost activator and nutrient boost for the compost heap. It is also used as a liquid manure.
Comfrey plants grow vigorously and offer a swift cycle of cut and come again.
Comfrey also offers his medicinal benefits to assist in the healing and knitting of bones and has been a long time traditional remedy to assist in the healing and knitting of bones. For treating sprains and strains and easing aches and pains.
An effective syrup can be made to treat bronchitis.
It is favoured by honeybees which are attracted to the nectar in the flowers.
It is favoured by livestock and chickens who love to eat the leaves. Comfrey does contain certain alkaloids that if accumulated too much can cause toxicity problems and so much be mindfully consumed.
Cape Gooseberry Physalis Peruviana R25
Hardy and giving is the Cape Gooseberry. A plant full of gifts! Lantern flowers with golden orange delicious fruits inside! Lovely fresh, in jams, and baking. Grows happily in most parts of the country. Bears bountifully. Easy re-seeder. Perennial. Grows to a large shrub.