Kei apple grow and care – shrub to small tree of the genus Dovyalis also known as Dovyalis caffra or Kai apple, Kei apple perennial deciduous also used as ornamental drought tolerant hedging plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves green oval next to every leaf there is thorn

Flower color green, the size 0.5-5 mm, female and male flowers grow on separate tree

Kei apple fruits

Fruit color, orange, dark purple, red, the inner part of the fruit color is lighter, the fruit sour can be really sour to slightly sour with sweet, the taste remind Apricot,  the size of the fruit 2-4 cm.

Kei apple for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Categories

Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Dried fruit
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Juice
Flower colors
  • Green flower
Climate
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Edible plants
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter 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
  • Hardiness zone 9