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African Spice

Leucadendron salignum x laureolum x salignum (A Future Fynbos® variety)

SPECIES: No
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Red
FLOWERING TIME: Jul - Sep
SPECIAL FEATURES:
SIZE: 150cm (height) x 100cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1m - 1.5m

DESCRIPTION

An unusual male hybrid, produces showy red foliage in early spring and into summer. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.

USES

Cut Flowers

CONDITIONS

Moderate frost tolerance once established, Coastal Conditions, Wind Tolerant

SOIL TYPE

Sandy / Rocky Soil

CARE

Plant in well drained acidic soil. Water well to establish 1-2 years. Use a natural mulch low in phosphorus. Do not fertilize. Pick all flowers or cut back after flowering to maintain shape. In pots, water daily.

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