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Aristea abyssinica (100 seeds)


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Aristea abyssinica. It is a perennial herb that is 12-30 cm in height, is often of much smaller size than related species, especially at higher altitudes. Leaves several, linear  and the  flowers are borne on terminal branches. Sowing : Seed is sown in autumn, thinly, in deep (min. 10 cm) seed trays, to allow for root development. The soil medium should be well drained, a recommended mix being 2 parts sand : 2 parts compost : 1 part loam or equal parts sand and compost, and the seeds should be planted 3-4 mm deep, covered with clean sand and kept moist and lightly shaded. Locality: Jeffreysbay. Harvest: March 2024