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Brachylaena discolor (100 seeds)

R25.00

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Brachylaena discolor. (Asteraceae). Coast Silver Oak (e), Kusvaalbos (a), umDuli (z). Hardy, evergreen, fast growing tree or large shrub with beautiful silver and dark green leaves. White flowers are borne from July to Sept. Male and female flowers on separate plants. Ideal as a windbreak and screening plant. Plants need to be protected from frost in the first year, as they are a little tender to frost when young. This makes a beautiful small, silvery tree for smaller gardens but the crown needs to be pruned to encourage it to bush out. With regular pruning it can be kept to any size you want. Size up to 6m. S.A. No. 724. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer in a well drained medium. Locality : Hermanus. Harvest: December 2022

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