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crenulata

Agathosma crenulata

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: White
FLOWERING TIME: Aug - Sep
SPECIAL FEATURES: Fragrant, Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 150cm (height) x 100cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1m - 1.5m

DESCRIPTION

Round-leaf Buchu’ A beautiful evergreen shrub with aromatic leaves that is used medicinally. It forms a charming garden shrub with a rounded shape. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.

USES

Container Gardening, Borders/Low Hedges

CONDITIONS

Moderate frost tolerance once established

SOIL TYPE

Sandy / Rocky soil / Slightly Heavier Soils / Neutral / Alkaline soils

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 to maintain shape. In pots, water daily.

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