Carissa macrocarpa is a shrub native to Southern Africa.
Spring to fall flowering. Severe renewal pruning to remove dead wood or leaf falling from palm tree damage in early Feb.- March.
Remove offshoots or vigorous growth as needed. Lantana Lantana sp. Spring through fall. Renewal pruning - Can be cut to ground in March to remove frost-damaged wood. Can prune during growing season to control shape, if necessary. Natal PlumFile Size: 27KB. You can root prune them for a few years (as they are growing down there in balance with the top growth), but then will need to put them in the ground - I expect you have plenty of good needy locations for your old friends - or give them to the neighbor who has been salivating over them for years.
Dec 04, Natal Plum Bush Info. Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa or C. grandifolia) blooms mainly in summer, and sporadically all year long, so that throughout most of the year you’ll have both flowers and pretty little red fruit present on the shrub. The star-like flowers are about 2 inches (5 cm.) in diameter and have thick, waxy bushhaul.barted Reading Time: 2 mins. Jul 26, Most varieties of this shrub have sharp spines, so it can work well as a barrier or hedge.
You can shape Natal plum into a tree form or hedge through pruning. Trimming will also prompt the shrub to produce more flowers and fruit. You may need to prune plants that are close to a sidewalk so that pedestrians do not get injured by the bushhaul.barcal Name: Carissa macrocarpa.
Pruning / Training: You can trim your Natal plum Bonsai anytime of the year. Do major pruning in mid to late spring, after flowering. Do not prune all the green foliage off a branch, as this will cause the branch to die back. Otherwise, you will find that it tends to bud back with vigor. Continue to prune. Yes, start with the desirable size of container or even better pot that bigger % from the root ball that change when the root ball grow until arrive to the desirable size of container, use potting soil, care instruction: mostly to prune and design once a bushhaul.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.