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Carissa congesta - Plant

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natal plum, common carissa
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Carissa is a genus of shrubs or small trees native to tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Australia and Asia.

Common name: natal plum, common carissa
Color: Creamy white
Bloom time: May
Height: 15.00 to 30.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage. Dig a hole 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulbs are high and set the bulb in the hole pointy side up. Fill the hole with soil and tamp gently. Space bulbs at a distance equal to 3 times the bulb’s diameter. For a good effect, plant plants in groups of 3 to 5 bulbs.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 28-37 °C

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Feed plants on a regular basis before and throughout the blooming cycle (avoid chemical fertilizers and pesticides if you’re harvesting for the kitchen).
  • Once a month between April and July, apply a balanced granular fertilizer (5-10-5 or 5-10-10).
  • Allow ¾ to 1 cup for each bush, and sprinkle it around the drip line, not against the stem.


Special Feature:
Specimen or group. Foundation planting. Foliage provides excellent color for the winter landscape, and cuttings of the same are popular additions to Christmas wreaths and decorations.
Use
Medicinal use:
  • Carissa carandas Linn.
  • commonly known as "Karaunda" (Apocynaceae) is a popular medicinal herb widely distributed in different parts of Pakistan.
  • In addition to other medicinal uses, C.
  • carandas is popular in indigenous system of medicine for its medicinal use in gut motility disorders like, constipation and diarrhea.

Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
for medicinal use

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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