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Carissa macrocarpa

   (Family: Apocynaceae)
   
Afrikaans: grootnoem-noem English: Natal Plum, num-num Xhosa: Amatungulu  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2 - 10m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water),
Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
pH: acid
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
White
Flower shape
 
  Flower scent EDIT
  scented like orange blossom
  Polinator
  bees
  Flower info
  The flowers vary in size, up to 35 mm in diameter, are pure white
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf arrangement
Leaf texture Smooth
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
 
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
Fruit colour
Red
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
Growing EDIT
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