Carissa grandiflora (Natal Plum)

Carissa grandiflora - (Natal Plum)

Carissa grandiflora (Natal Plum)

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  • 10-15 / 15-25cm Single Stem
  • 15-25cm Bushy


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Carissa grandiflora

Carissa grandiflora ‘Prostrata’ (Natal Plum) is many-branched, spiny shrub with ovate rich green leaves to 7cm long. Waxy white jasmine-like flowers 5cm wide are borne in terminal or axillary cymes to 10cm long in late spring. They are followed by plum-like ovoid-ellipsoid red to purple-black fruit 5cm long. Height 2-3m or more, Spread 3m or more. Native of S. Africa. Various cultivars have been selected, including ‘Fancy’, which is erect and very free-flowering with glossy dark green leaves and orange-red fruit, and ‘Tuttlei’ which is dwarf, prostrate and dense and useful as ground cover or for containers.

Common Name: Natal Plum

Flower Colour: White

Drought Tolerance: High

Sun Tolerance: High

Wind Tolerance: High

Water Requirement: Low

Pest Tolerance: High

Disease Tolerance: High

Growth Rate: Fast

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