Tuttlei Natal Plum (Carissa macrocarpa 'Tuttlei')
This heat tolerant selection is at home in most soils and water conditions. The Natal Plum (Carissa macrocarpa Tuttlei) can be used as a formal hedge along house walls or bordering walkways. When allowed to grow free-form this plant is perfect as a backdrop in planter beds.
The Natal Plum is very clean, easy to maintain and recovers quickly from frost damage. Remember to protect this plant from hard freezing temperatures to prevent damage to the branch structure.
Medium sized shrub great for hedges and near buildings.
White star-shaped flowers with light fragrance
Lush dark green leaves
Full to partial sun