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Psychotria capensis

Family: Rubiaceae (Gardenia family)

Common names: Black Bird-berry (E); iZele (Z); Swartvoelbessie, Lemoenbos (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree
A stunning shrub or small tree with glossy deep green foliage and clusters of tiny bright yellow flowers.

Psychotria capensis

EVERGREEN

SEMI-SHADE

SHADE

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

3m x 3m
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

Psychotria capensis

DESCRIPTION

This is a shrub or small tree which can reach up to 7m in height, depending on the growing conditions.  The leaves are glossy-green.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts a host of birds which feed on the berries
LANDSCAPING USES
GARDEN THEMES
Forest
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE

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