A picture of a Hard-Leaved Monkey Plum

Hard-Leaved Monkey Plum

Diospyros scabrida var. cordata

Also known as

Blinkblaar, Hardeblaartolbos

Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

More images of Hard-Leaved Monkey Plum

Branches and leaves
Coppery hairs
Fruits
Growing in Kirstenbosch

Hard-Leaved Monkey Plum Overview

This lovely little tree has three outstanding features to recommend it; its compact growth habit, its gorgeous glossy foliage and its unusual balloon fruit capsules. It is also versatile and adaptable, a real asset to any garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.

Special features of Hard-Leaved Monkey Plum

Attracts birds

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Hard-Leaved Monkey Plum

Medicinal