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Carissa macrocarpa | Big num-num for sale | Grootnoemnoem

Buy Big num-num trees at prices for various bag sizes: see below.

or contact Sandra

Big num-num withstands light frost and is moderately drought resistant. It is a fast-growing, armed, evergreen tree which is often classified as a shrub. Carissa macrocarpa has dark green foliage and bears striking, sweetly scented, white flowers - which develop into large, bright red fruit. The latter attracts many bird species. Big num-num has a non-aggressive root system and responds well to pruning.    

A few gardening ideas

Big num-num is recommended for planting in small and very small gardens as a hedge and also to attract birds. Carissa macrocarpa tends to spread rater that growing upright. It is unlikely to attain a height more than 2 meters. It responds well to pruning and you can easily pruned it into a formal shape. Big num-num is a good candidate to plant in a large pot. It is a low maintenance, no nonsense, easy growing, non-messy and year round attractive tree.

Value to bees: Unknown

For more information on this species go to PlantZAfrica Carissa macrocarpa, Big num-num, Grootnoemnoem 

Currently only available in 50L

Big num-num for sale | Grootnoemnoem | Carissa macrocarpa.jpg

Carissa macrocarpa (Big num-num) in 50L for sale. 

Recommended retail price-50L 


  • Height 1.2m+

  • Trunk 15mm+

  • Diameter 0.8m+


Prices exclude VAT and delivery cost. Discount available in accordance with Treeshop's policy.

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