Very attractive, dark, glossy evergreen foliage makes an appealing shrub year round In warmer months, the plant is scattered with large, white starry, scented flowers at the end of each branch. The small red fruits are edible and can be made into chutneys and relishes. Good for pots, tubs, dry borders and rockeries. Little maintenance needed, very hardy. Native to Mozambique. Natal plum fruits are best left until they are fully ripe to eat, as the latex in under ripe fruit is acrid and an irritant and may cause reactions in some people.