Diospyros austro-africana is a very hardy, evergreen, attractive small shrub that has small leaves that turn a blackish-red in winter. Tiny red flowers borne from August to November are followed by attractive, edible red to black berries.
Plant Diospyros austro-africana in sun or semi-shade. It attracts birds and insects and with its unusual foliage makes an interesting addition to any garden. Keep on the dry side.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.