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White Raisin

Grewia bicolor

Also known as

Witrosyntjie (Afr.), umsiphane (Swazi), Nsihana, Guguna, Nsihani (Tsonga), Mogwane (Tswana), Murabva (Venda), Umlalampunzi, Imdliwampunzi (Zulu)

Full Shade
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Geoff Nichols
Grewia bicolor.  Image Geoff Nichols
Photo Geoff Nichols

White Raisin Overview

The bicoloured-leaved Grewia bicolor has beautiful, bright yellow flowers. It is a frost-resistant, hardy shrub or small tree that is adaptable to all soils, from clay to sand, and does not require much water. ZA Distribution: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special features of White Raisin

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of White Raisin

Other uses