Carissa macrocarpa

Large Num-Num, noem-noem

Makes good jam, fruit is highly nutritious and produces pink dye, very attractive.

Carissa bispinosa


Roots used for toothache, edible fruit.

Cassinopsis ilicifolia

Lemon Thorn

Spiny, medicinal, edible.

Dovyalis caffra

Kei Apple

Fruit is sour, but tasty and used for jelly and jam making, grown worldwide as a hedge.

Phoenix reclinata

Wild Date Palm

Protected in South Africa, fruit edible and highly nutritious, leaves for baskets and mats, sap trapped for wine making.