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Thorny Turkey-Berry

Canthium spinosum

Also known as

Coastal Turkey-Berry, Coastal Canthium, Thorny Rock-Alder

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Overview

A shrub or small tree with spiny branches, pale grey bark and edible berries that are also popular with birds. It makes an excellent hedge, and the wood is yellow, fine grained and heavy.

Special Features

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Uses

Other uses