Syzygium pondoense (Pondo water wood) is a scarce indigenous species, but with a bit of luck you might find one in a specialist nursery.
Solanum giganteum is a somewhat unconventional choice – but not for birds!
Rough Lemon is one of the hardiest types. It can grow into quite a large tree. The lemons, which ripen in June, are medium-sized, with a thick rough peel.
The olive tree has the promise of a good harvest although it’s the elegant, pale green on top with silver underneath evergreen foliage with a height of about 7–9 m, with the ability to survive exceptionally unfavourable, semi-arid conditions and to grow very, very old that makes this a favourite tree to plant.
(Jaboticaba) is both attractive as a garden ornamental and productive, bearing an abundance of delicious fruit during November.
Magnolia x soulangeana is a small, deciduous tree that grows to approximately 6 x 6 m, making it ideal for a small garden or a townhouse- style garden.
Magnolia grandiflora is a handsome evergreen tree that originates from the south eastern parts of the USA.
Meyer bears round, smooth lemons with a thin peel throughout the year. This is the best choice for pots.
Eureka produces medium-sized lemons with a smooth, yellow peel throughout the year.
The lavender tree has a neat, small crown with pendant, shiny, dark-green leaves that turn yellow and later rusty-red in autumn before they fall. Although this tree is deciduous, it may be semideciduous in subtropical climates.