Author Topic: Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) for sale  (Read 1389 times)

RiversOFT

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Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) for sale
« on: November 30, 2016, 04:37:23 PM »
Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) is a thorny shrub that makes a red edible fruit drought tolerant and hardy to aroind 20
Organically grown from seed and close to a year old
$10 plus $8 shipping
unless someone like you
Cares a whole awful lot
Nothing is going to get better,
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Re: Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) for sale
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2016, 09:13:21 PM »
The little white flowers have a beautiful scent, like jasmine but even better. The fragrance is not very strong though.

At night, if there are enough natal plum bushes around and the summer air is moist, the surroundings can smell like honeysuckle and something almost like bananas, it's wonderful.

I don't know if anyone has ever made this connection before but to me the fragrance smells very similar to pomelo rind, if you cut into it or crush it. (For those of you who don't know, pomelo smells a lot more floral and less pungent than grapefruit to which it is related)

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Re: Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) for sale
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2016, 02:32:45 AM »
Iv always thought the flowers smell like vanilla jasmine, very very nice!
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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