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Carpobrotus dimidiatus Mauve : fact sheet


Species name:
Carpobrotus dimidiatus Mauve
Common names:
Natal sour fig , Natalse suurvy/strandvy
Description:
Natal sour fig, Succulent Groundcover

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-East Coastal Belt - 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:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Ground cover - perennial ,Succulent ,Ground cover - annual
Usage:
Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Yellowish/Orange/Goldish Tones ,Edible
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Fast Growing ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen

Plant suppliers

Top Crop Nursery

Cramond
tel: 033 5691333
email: topcrop@superlawn.co.za
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