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Manilkara concolor

R30.00

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Manilkara concolor (100 seeds)

(SAPOTACEAE)

Common name: Zulu Milkberry

Usually a shrub or a much-branched small tree. Leaves somewhat crowded at the ends of branches, obovate-oblong, up to 8.5 cm long, thickly leathery dark green with a yellowish midrib, paler green below; margin entire. Flowers in many-flowered axillary clusters near the ends of the branches, pendulous on long stalks, c. 2.5 cm long greenish-white. Fruit a berry, green turning yellow to orange when ripe, pointed at the apex with the persistent style, edible.

Sowing instructions: Sow seeds in summer in a well drained medium.

Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: July 2024