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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:
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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Flower colours
Flower shape
  Flower scent EDIT
  scented like orange blossom
  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
Fruit type EDIT
Fruit colour
  Seed info EDIT
Description EDIT
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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