Plants in stock

Carpobrotus muirii : fact sheet


Species name:
Carpobrotus muirii
Common names:
Egte suurvy ,Real sour fig
Description:
Real sour fig, Succulent Ground Cover

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 25cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
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 ,Attract Butterflies ,Attract Birds ,Attract Bees
Fruit:
Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Edible ,Combo Tones Brownish/Greenish
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental ,Foliage greenish/blueish/purplelish above ,Leaves/Leaflets Narrowish ,Leaves Simple Entire

Plant suppliers

4 Seasons Garden Centre & Nursery

Heidelberg
tel: 016 341 5248
email: kirwan@oribi.co.za
Retail stock
Pretoria
cell: 0824194004
tel: 0827779325
email: greenreflect@mweb.co.za
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SHADOWLANDS NURSERY

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

Tulbagh
tel: 0232300694
email: plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
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