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Natal Plum

Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Carissa
Species: 'Desert Star'
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Excellent and tough hedging plant originating in South Africa. Glossy green foliage is topped by pure white fragrant, star-like flowers. These are followed by plum-like, edible fruit.

Pronunciation: Kar-issa

Warning: Avoid contact with milky sap, has sharp spines.