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Natal Plum


Green Carpet natal plum is an excellent, low-growing ground cover with smaller leaves than the species proportionate to its smaller stature. Use it as a tough, elegant, ground cover in full-sun or partial shade.


Carissa macrocarpa 'Green Carpet'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf length : 1-2"

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 : 4 ft

Average size maturity height : 1- 1 1/2 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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