Small white fragrant blooms produced frequently in striking profusion
Bark / Stem type
It has evergreen, glossy, bright green leaves that have a paler green, dull underside. The useful identifying character of the white pear in the field is the red colour of the petiole and the terminal branchlets.
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The fruit is berry -like, black and flattened. Fruits have a scarlet, fleshy, lateral appendage which give the fruit a kidney shape, with a persistent, finger like style in the notch.
Apodytes dimidiata is the ideal tree for the home garden as it does not have messy fruits and is safe to plant near the house, not disturbing the foundations or paved areas.
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