ABC's of Indigenous Trees

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An ongoing series we're doing, featuring all of the indigenous trees that we currently stock!

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This small to medium sized deciduous tree is fast-growing and low maintenance, with beautiful red/orange flowers. It works beautifully not only as a decorative tree but also as a street tree and tolerates drought fairly well, but is sensitive to the cold.

This small to medium sized deciduous tree is fast-growing and low maintenance, with beautiful red/orange flowers. It works beautifully not only as a decorative tree but also as a street tree and tolerates drought fairly well, but is sensitive to the cold.

Meet the Ficus natalensis or the Natal Fig! This fast-growing evergreen is native to KwaZulu Natal and the large tree is suitable for parks and large gardens. Its root system is expansive, so it should not be planted too close to walls or roads as it can reach impressive heights. Its lush green foliage provides ample shade... We currently stock 200L, 400L and 1000L of this tree.

Meet the Ficus natalensis or the Natal Fig! This fast-growing evergreen is native to KwaZulu Natal and the large tree is suitable for parks and large gardens. Its root system is expansive, so it should not be planted too close to walls or roads as it can reach impressive heights. Its lush green foliage provides ample shade... We currently stock 200L, 400L and 1000L of this tree.

The Celtis africana (White Stinkwood) is a beautiful deciduous tree, a lovely addition to any landscape as it is both fast and easy to grow and provides shade during those hot summery days coming up! It is also drought-resistant, frost-resistant and proves to be a popular choice for a street and avenue tree. The White Stinkwood also works well planted in a sizeable container in a courtyard or patio.

The Celtis africana (White Stinkwood) is a beautiful deciduous tree, a lovely addition to any landscape as it is both fast and easy to grow and provides shade during those hot summery days coming up! It is also drought-resistant, frost-resistant and proves to be a popular choice for a street and avenue tree. The White Stinkwood also works well planted in a sizeable container in a courtyard or patio.

The Fever Tree, with its characteristic lime green bark, is a semi-deciduous to deciduous tree. Its attractive features & fast growth rate make it a popular choice for landscapers wanting quick results. PS. Did you know the Fever Tree got its name from early colonists, who believed the tree was the source of fever because when staying near these trees, they often got sick. But this tree grows in swampy areas where mosquitos carrying malaria breed. That's what was causing the fever not the…

The Fever Tree, with its characteristic lime green bark, is a semi-deciduous to deciduous tree. Its attractive features & fast growth rate make it a popular choice for landscapers wanting quick results. PS. Did you know the Fever Tree got its name from early colonists, who believed the tree was the source of fever because when staying near these trees, they often got sick. But this tree grows in swampy areas where mosquitos carrying malaria breed. That's what was causing the fever not the…

Meet the Acacia sieberiana or Flat Top Paper Bark! This magnificent indigenous tree is fast growing and reaches a medium to large size with sufficient space to grow! With a widely-spreading flat crown and its unique papery bark, this tree is both an attractive and interesting addition to almost any landscape.

Meet the Acacia sieberiana or Flat Top Paper Bark! This magnificent indigenous tree is fast growing and reaches a medium to large size with sufficient space to grow! With a widely-spreading flat crown and its unique papery bark, this tree is both an attractive and interesting addition to almost any landscape.

The Acacia nilotica (or Scented-Pod thorn) is a medium to large semi-deciduous tree that tolerates drought very well. The tree can be found all over southern Africa, with its characteristic pods and golden-yellow, scented inflorescences.

The Acacia nilotica (or Scented-Pod thorn) is a medium to large semi-deciduous tree that tolerates drought very well. The tree can be found all over southern Africa, with its characteristic pods and golden-yellow, scented inflorescences.

Meet the Acacia galpinii syn. This large deciduous tree is perfect for a big garden, park or avenue. It is fast-growing, with creamy, light yellow flowers and tolerates hot, dry conditions very well.

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Meet the Acacia galpinii syn. Senegalia galpinii (Monkey Thorn). This large deciduous tree is perfect for a big garden, park or avenue. It is fast-growing, with creamy, light yellow flowers and tolerates hot, dry conditions very well.

Just Trees is a wholesale tree nursery and we supply specimen container grown trees to the trade throught South Africa.

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Meet the Trichilia emetica or Natal Mahogany! This beautiful tall evergreen works well as a shade tree and makes a striking addition to any landscape... Its fruits, leaves and seeds have many different uses and attracts a wide variety of birds, bees and butterflies.

Just Trees is a wholesale tree nursery and we supply specimen container grown trees to the trade throught South Africa.

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The fantastic Tarchonanthus camphoratus or Camphor Bush is a hardy tree, well-suited to tough conditions. The small to medium sized tree is also semi-deciduous with creamy white flowers and its fruit is covered in fluffy, cottonwool type hair. This tree works very well as a tall hedge or windbreak.

Just Trees is a wholesale tree nursery and we supply specimen container grown trees to the trade throught South Africa.

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The Syzygium cordatum or Waterberry is a water-loving evergreen and it can be found from KwaZulu Natal up towards Mozambique! It produces a red berry that can be enjoyed by animals and humans alike. This medium-sized tree can withstand wind and salt and serves as a beautiful feature to your landscape!

Just Trees is a wholesale tree nursery and we supply specimen container grown trees to the trade throught South Africa.

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The Sideroxylon inerme or Milkwood is a small to medium sized evergreen and it is a protected tree in South Africa. Commonly found in dune forests and coastal woodlands, the Milkwood has a dense foliage, black berries and small, dainty white flowers. It also serves as an excellent firebreak.

This hardy evergreen can be found all over South Africa! The small to medium-siz. This hardy everg

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This hardy evergreen can be found all over South Africa! The small to medium-sized Karee is drought resistant and frost resistant and its non-aggressive root system makes it an ideal tree to be planted near pavements and buildings. It works well as shade tree and as a protective screen and it makes an attractive feature with its graceful, willow-like appearance. An all-round winner!

The majestic Podocarpus falcatus or the Outeniqua yellowwood is a fast-growing, tall evergreen. It is useful as a windbreak and prevents erosion and has also been used as an indoor Christmas tree!

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The majestic Podocarpus falcatus or the Outeniqua yellowwood is a fast-growing, tall evergreen. It is useful as a windbreak and prevents erosion and has also been used as an indoor Christmas tree!

Just Trees is a wholesale tree nursery and we supply specimen container grown trees to the trade throught South Africa.

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The Podocarpus elongatus or the Breede River Yellowwood is unlike other indigenous yellowwoods in that it is multi-stemmed, as broad as it is high. This medium-sized tree makes a beautiful addition to any landscape with its attractive blue-green foliage. It is generally tougher and more drought-resistant than other yellowwoods.

The Olea europaea subsp. africana is also known as the Wild Olive Tree! This nea. The Olea europae

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The Olea europaea subsp. africana is also known as the Wild Olive Tree! This neat evergreen tree is a popular choice not only because of its edible fruit and attractive flowers. The slow-growing but hardy Wild Olive is drought, frost and wind-resistant and works very well as a screen or shade plant. With four different species of this tree in South Africa, the Wild Olive is a national gem!