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Diospyros whyteana

Classification

Order: Ebenales
   Family: Ebenaceae
            Genus: Diospyros
                        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 Screen

Zones: 10-11

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

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