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Showy Plane

Ochna natalitia

Also known as

Coastal- Boxwood, Coastal- Redwood, Natal Plane, Isibomvu, Umbovane-Ncicim, Umtensema

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ochna natalitia flowers and new growth
Ochna natalitia
Ochna natalitia
Ochna natalitia
Ochna natalitia

Showy Plane Overview

Ochna natalitia is a wonderful, large shrub to small tree, not yet fully harnessed by gardeners, and offers an attractive display almost continuously through the year with its delicate flowers, bold fruiting and attractive new growth. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special features of Showy Plane

Attracts birds

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Showy Plane