Myrsine africana

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 3m 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

An attractive small evergreen shrub with a reddish to brown bark. The leaves are small, lanceolate with a glossy-green, hairless and leathery upper and lower surface. The margin is entire. It bears small pinkish flowers. The fruit is a thinly fleshy berry up to 4mm in diameter which ripens to pink.

GARDEN THEMES:
Forest, formal, oriental, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A wonderful hedge plant or ornamental shrub.

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