Acokanthera spectabilis growing shrub to small tree of the genus Acokanthera also known as African wintersweet, Acokanthera spectabilis perennial evergreen plant and used as ornamental plant for leaves, fruits, flowers fragrant and can be hedge plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+
Leaves color green glossy in elliptic shape.
Acokanthera spectabilis flower
Flower fragrant color white with five petals in star shape.
Fruits color red to black, the fruit in oval shape and NOT edible.
Acokanthera spectabilis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Acokanthera spectabilis growing and care:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Poisonous Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer / Autumn Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: Just for design How to prune: 2-6m, 6-18 feet Size of the plant: Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Full sun / Half shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring Bloom season? White fragrant flowers with five petals in star shape General information about the flower: Scientific name:
Alternative names: African wintersweet, Dune poison bush, Hottentot’s poison, Poison arrow plant, Wintersweet
Blooming Seasons Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Tree Plant Uses Fragrance Hedging plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13