Specie: Diospyros whyteana
Planting Season: Evergreen
Height at Maturity: 16 ft (5 m)
Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil
Features: Unusual fruit; fragrant white-pink flowers in summer
Uses: Background planting
Description: Native to southern Africa, this small evergreen tree differs from most in the genus in that instead of its fruit having pulpy flesh, it is largely hollow. The fruits develop from small, fragrant, pink-tinted white flowers. ZONES 10?11.
Growth Habit: Erect shrubby habit