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The natal plum comes from South Africa

Be careful when planting this as some parts are poisonous.

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Latin Name: Carissa macrocarpa

Type: Shrub

Native to: South Africa

Fruit: Natal plums are 2" red berries.

Size: The natal plum shrubs grows 2-8' tall.

Hardiness: Zones 9-11. Use protection in Zone 9 winters. It will usually come back in Zone 9 if it freezes.

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

Uses: The natal plum can be made into jams and jellies.
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