Coastal Red Milkwood (Mimusops caffra)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: up to 50 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flower Color: White
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Fruit
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: sown in summer
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Endangered: protected in South Africa under terms of the National Forest Act of 1998

photo credit: Ton Rulken

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