Randia aculeata

White Indigo Berry

  • Family: Rubiaceae
  • Form: Evergreen shrub, reaching 4-10 ft.
  • Leaves: Simple, opposite, entire, glossy
  • Stem/Bark: Gray, sometimes having thorny branches
  • Flower: White, 5-pelaled, fragrant
  • Fruit: Berry, green turning whitish with maturity and containing indigo blue pulp
  • Comments: This plant is great for coastal landscapes because it is highly tolerant to salt spray
  • Additional Resources:
    The Institute for Regional Conservation Link
    Wikipedia Link
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