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Maesa lanceolata

Common names: Maesa (E); Bruinsapblaar (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree

Maesa lanceolata

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

5m x 4m
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

Maesa lanceolata

DESCRIPTION

An evergreen shrub or small tree with a rough dark grey-brown bark and glossy green foliage. The leaves are dark green above and paler below. It bears tiny creamy-white, fragrant flowers. The fruit is a white, spherical capsule 5mm in diameter that is produced in bunches.

LANDSCAPING USES
A wonderful background tree for any wildlife-friendly garden.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Woodland
FOLIAGE

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