Carissa ‘Desert Star’

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Origin : South Africa

Habit : Compact mounding

Common Names :Natal Plum

Height : 2m

Width : 3m

Growth Rate : Fast

Foliage : Dark Green, Glossy

Flowers : Yes

Flower Description : 5 petelled white simple

Fruit : Edible red-purple berry-like fruit

Position : Full Sun

Uses : low hedge, mounding shrub, waterwise gardens

Common Pest And Diseases : Relatively pest free

Other Features, Comments : Edible fruit

Soil Type : Most well drained soils

Care And Maintenance  :Low maintenance, prune after fruiting to retain shape, and use a general purpose slow release fertiliser

Flowers colors : White