Carissa macrocarpa

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 3m x 2m
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A densely, twiggy ornamental shrub or small tree with glossy dark-green foliage. The flowers large, star-shaped and white. It bears large bright-red oval fruits (up to 5cm long).

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, country, forest, formal, rockery, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
It forms an attractive security hedge which also attracte butterflies and fruit-eating birds.

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Related plants:
Carissa edulis
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