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Maytenus heterophylla , Common Spike Thorn

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Maytenus heterophylla

Common Spike Thorn
Family: Celastraceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Thorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

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