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A picture of a Karoo Crossberry

Karoo Crossberry

Grewia robusta

Also known as

Umnqabaza

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Habit
Flowers

Karoo Crossberry Overview

The sweetly scented Grewia robusta has beautiful, bright pink flowers. It is a frost-resistant, hardy shrub or small tree that is adaptable to all soils, from clay to sand. It makes a good screen for your bird garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Karoo Crossberry

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Karoo Crossberry

Other uses

Edible