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Elegia macrocarpa (100 seeds)


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Elegia macrocarpa. This is one of the smaller restios that grows up to 1m tall. The female plant has attractive dark brown berry-type flower heads and the male plant has smaller spikelets along the stems. Sowing : Before sowing, the seed should be treated with smoke or soaked in a smoke-water solution. The seed should be sown during early autumn, when the nights are cool, between 10°C and 15°C, and the days are still warm, between 20°C and 30°C. After about three weeks the seed germinates and after another six to nine weeks can be pricked out. Locality: Piketberg. Harvest: January 2023