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Umbulunyati

Osyris lanceolata

Also known as

Mpeta

Osyris lanceolata by Duarte Frade (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Umbulunyati Overview

The evergreen, winter-flowering Osyris lanceolata is a blue-green hardy shrub or small tree. Its fleshy, yellowish green fruits become bright red to purple-black when ripening. They are very decorative, and will attract birds into your garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape.

Special features of Umbulunyati

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Umbulunyati

Other uses

Edible

Medicinal

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