Dovyalis longispina has long, thin spines that make this an ideal plant for a security hedge, but it is also an attractive garden plant. The leaves drop during flowering but new leaves re-appear immediately. The delicious, edible fruit is a beautiful pale red with white spots. Sexes separate.
Plant Dovyalis longispina in full sun or semi-shade. Attracts birds to the garden.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.