Dovyalis caffra
KEI APPLE
Flacourtiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
5m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Flowers: green-white

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Ornamental Fruit: orange-yellow

Bark & Stems: spines

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Dovyalis caffra
KEI APPLE
Flacourtiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
5m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: green-white

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Ornamental Fruit: orange-yellow

Bark & Stems: spines

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, barrier

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, bee attracting






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