Grewia occidentalis | Mauve Star | Crossberry

Grewia occidentalis | Mauve Star | Crossberry

Regular price$16.00
Tax included.
Grewia is lovely large, deciduous shrub, which grows to 3m rall and 2m wide. It's mauve, star-shaped flowers appear in summer, followed by distinctive berries (from where it gets its common name "crossberry". These shiny reddish-brown fruits stay on the tree through winter and are loved by fruit-eating birds. The leaves are shiny, deep green and sometimes slightly hairy.

Grewia occidentalis grows naturally across south-eastern Africa
It tolerates both light frost and drought. It also grows in both full sun or shade. The root system is not aggressive and can be planted near buildings and paving, and it is very good at attracting butterflies and birds to the garden.
This lovely, easy to grow plant is evergreen in warmer climes and is easily cut back to keep it shape after flowering in autumn or spring. such a lovely filler for the garden!
Pot size: 1 Litre
We have updated our shipping rates:
Depending on the number of plants you are ordering the cost of freight will vary as indicated by the shipping rates below.
  • Auckland City | $12 minimum
  • Middle North Island | $15 minimum
  • Rest of North Island | $16 minimum
  • South Island | $25 minimum
Please note... Shipping to South Island is applied as Economy by default. If you wish to upgrade your order to overnight courier, please add this to the note section of your order or get in touch with us and we will contact you with the price difference and await your confirmation.
If your order exceeds shipping rates (Shipping rates are calculated to 24kg maximum = approx. 24 x 1 Litre sized plants), please contact us for assistance at to organize shipping arrangements.
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