December 18
Login Register Home
Gardening Blogs
Glossay of Terms Meaning of words and their reference
Plant Orders Orders of plant that can be browsed
Plant Families Plant families and you can also drill into the genus
Featured Links

Diospyros lycioides


Order: Ebenales
   Family: Ebenaceae
            Genus: Diospyros
                        Specie: Diospyros lycioides

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Blue-green foliage; red berry fruit

Uses: Bird-attracting plant Shade tree

Zones: 9-11

Description: Found in southern Africa, this small, evergreen tree is drought resistant and tolerates moderate frosts. Its foliage may be a bluish green. Its fruit, which is a large red berry, is very attractive to birds. ZONES 9?11.

Growth Habit: Multi-branched spreading habit

Comments: In its native Africa, roots are used as toothbrushes

Copyright © Yasna Inc. 2006. All Rights Reserved