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Carissa (Natal Plum)

Natal Plum is an evergreen shrub from coastal regions in South Africa. It has leathery, shiny leaves and whitish flowers followed by pale rosy-red, fruits. Fruits are edible either raw or cooked. Please note, that any other parts then the fully ripe fruits are poisonous! For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 15°C with reduced watering.
Sow flat in any good, humus rich soil at a minimum of some 20°C throughout the year and place pots in full sun. Keep soil always slightly moist. Plants grown from seed may flower and bear first fruits after two years.
20 seeds per package.
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Carissa macrocarpa (Natal Plum)

Carissa macrocarpa (Natal Plum)

100 (150)cm, Natal Plum is an medium-sized evergreen shrub with leathery, shiny leaves on throny branches and whitish star-shaped flowers followed by pale rosy-red, edible fruits. Fruits are edible either raw or cooked in jams and jellies. Any other parts then the fully ripe fruits are poisonous! Easily grown in pots or containers in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 15°C with reduced watering. VI-VIII.
7 seeds per package.

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