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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6-10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/2 to 3/4 inch fleshy red to purplish-black drupes.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: Other: Yellowish-green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Bushman's Grape

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