Carissa macrocarpa 'Green Carpet'
GREEN CARPET NATAL PLUM
Apocynaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: thorns
 
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Carissa macrocarpa 'Green Carpet'
GREEN CARPET NATAL PLUM
Apocynaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: thorns


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, contemporary, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, barrier, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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