AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 1m x 2m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
A deciduous shrub (occasionally a small tree) with an open crown. The bark on young branches is grey-green with scattered hooked thorns but turns grey and smooth. The leaves are tri-foliate, shiny green with the midrib and main veins beset with strong prickles. The flowers are bright red. The fruit is a splitting pod that reveals red seeds.GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, country, rockery, woodland
An excellent plant for a container on a patio. It may also be planted as a focal point in a small garden.