Plants in stock

Carpobrotus edulis Yellow : fact sheet


Species name:
Carpobrotus edulis Yellow
Common names:
SOUR FIG, Hotnotsvy, Suurvy, Perdevy (Afr), ghaukum (Khoi) Scie
Description:
SOUR FIG, Hotnotsvy, Suurvy, Perdevy (Afr), ghaukum (Khoi), Succulent Ground Covers

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 25cm
Width:
Spreading
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Ground cover - perennial ,Succulent ,Ground cover - annual
Usage:
Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Edible Leaves ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Birds ,Attract Bees
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Edible ,Combo Tones Brownish/Greenish
Flowers:
Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.)
Features:
Fast Growing ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental ,Foliage greenish/blueish/purplelish above ,Leaves/Leaflets Narrowish ,Leaves Simple Entire

Plant suppliers

Johannesburg
cell: 0716719324
tel: 0110420000
email: info@gardengoods.co.za
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Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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Granny's Green Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 078 373 6009
tel: 021 505 7535
email: heidi.edson@suninternational.com
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SHADOWLANDS NURSERY

Cape Town
cell: 0829670213
tel: (021) 903-0050
email: info@shadowlands.co.za
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