Natal Plum-Carissa Macrocarpa

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Natal plum (Carissa Macrocarpa) is a high valued ornamental plant.

  • Natal plum (also known as Carissa Macrocarpa) is an evergreen ornamental plant that is used commonly as a ground cover. They are known for its glossy green foliage and rich fragrance, but most noticeable is their starry flowers of white colour. They have thorny branches and are most suitable for barrier hedges. They also bear small fruits which are sweet and quite safe to consume. In case of Natal plum (Carissa Macrocarpa) it is mostly due to attractive flower and foliage along with condition of easy to care, pruning ability, and ground covering growth habit led them to be well utilized for Ornamental Decoration in hedges or patios.

Natal plum (Carissa Macrocarpa) are easy to care for.

  • They thrive when kept in presence of full sunlight. Water them moderately especially during summer, and gradually reduce it during winter and rainy season. The soil on which they are supposed to be planted, must be well-drained. They are adaptive to any frost-free climates, and go cold hardy at (-7 to -1) degree Celsius. In terms of feeding, use any organic fertilizers at least once a month.

Fruits are only edible in this plant.

  • The fruit that Natal plum bears are the only edible, but only once they get fully ripe and turn into bright red and purple colour. These ripe fruits may be fairly tart, and they taste like a giant cranberry, fruity flavours with overtones of apple or strawberry.

It's not a Pet-Friendly plant.

  • All parts of Natal plum are poisonous with a milky sap, except for fruits that when ripe fully. Any kind of ingestion of such parts may lead to later medical attention. Therefore, it's not safe to keep them around your children or pets.

Prompt Plant Delivery.

  • Plants World is an exclusive plant shop among Dubai garden centres, that will get your plant delivery to your door steps with free plastic pots for plants. Natal plum (Carissa Macrocarpa) could also be presented as eco-friendly gifts or green giftings to any enthusiastic green thumb individuals.