Abyssinian Gooseberry

Dovyalis abyssinica

Abyssinian Gooseberry is an perennial and evergreen shrub or small tree. It is native to eastern africa. this plant is mostly grown for its small and orange fruits, but roots and stems are also edible.


Abyssinian gooseberry can be grown from seed or cuttings.

The plant is not self-fertile (=dioecious) and since individual plants either grow female or male. This means you need more than one plant to fertilize and get fruits from it.

Dovyalis abyssinica (A.Rich.)Warb. Dovyalis macrocalyx (Oliv.) Warb.
🔗   Dovyalis abyssinica (A.Rich.)Warb. Dovyalis macrocalyx (Oliv.) Warb.


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