Coddia rudis (Rubiaceae) Small Bone-apple; Kleinbeenappel (Afr); umDondwane (Zulu); umGogwane (Zulu). The Codia rudis is a shrub which grows to between 1m and 3m in height. It occurs in bushveld, on forest margins and in dune forest. The main stem is usually short and multi-stemmed with arching branches. It forms a compact shrub under browsing pressure. The bark is dark grey and it has no spines. The flowers are small (10 ? 15mm diameter), bell-shaped, white turning yellow with age and are borne in small clusters in the leaf axils. Date of harvest : october 2010. Locality : Grahamstown. Sowing : It grows easily from seed which should be shallowly planted in a good seedling mixture of 5 parts of sand to 1 apart of good, weed-free, compost. Germination is good provided that the seeds are pre-saoked overnight in warm water. The seedlings should be transplanted into nursery bags when they reach the two-leaf stage. Growth is fairly fast.