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Natal Plum 'Fancy'


This is a vertical-growing selection of natal plum that is grown for its vigor, attractive habit, and lustrous green foliage. It also bears pure white flowers with yellow centers that are reminiscent of plumeria or an oversized jasmine with a pleasant fragrance. It can be used effectively as a low maintenance and reliable hedge.


Carissa macrocarpa 'Fancy'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible : Yes

Fruit width : 2<>

Fruit season : Year-round

Fruit color : Red

Fruit shape : Oval

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf length : 3"

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes - jasmine

Flower width : 2"

Flower shape : Star-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-6 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 22-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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