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Chironia baccifera : fact sheet


Species name:
Chironia baccifera
Common names:
Christmas berry, Aambeibossie, Bitterbossie
Description:
Christmas berry, Low Rounded Shrub, Coastal

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Low - below 80cm ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Good Hedge ,Rockery Plant ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Yellowish/Orange/Goldish Tones
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Fast Growing
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage greenish above ,Leaves Simple Entire ,Leaves/Leaflets very thin

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za