Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Indigenous – Originates in South Africa.
January February August September October November December Large white flowers in spring and summer.
Fried-egg flower, snuff-box tree
|Uses in landscape design|
An ideal barrier plant.
Form decorative, redbrown fruits.
Snuifkalbassie (A) Umshungu (Z) Mothotse (NS)
- Botanical name: Oncoba spinosa
- Common name(s): Fried-egg flower, snuff-box tree
- Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
A spiny shrub with glossy foliage, large white flowers in spring and summer and decorative, redbrown fruits. Slow growing. An ideal barrier plant.
Botanical Pronunciation: on-KO-ba spy-NO-suh
Oncoba spinosa requirements and featuresinfo on these icons
Requires moderate maintenance.
January February August September October November December
Large white flowers in spring and summer.