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Helichrysum setosum (100 seeds)


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Helichrysum setosum (Asteraceae) It is a strongly aromatic perennial herb. It branches from the base, growing up to 1 m tall, although on the Magaliesberg 40 cm is closer to the norm. The oblong to elliptic or broadly lanceolate leaves may be quite woolly. They are covered in glands and are sticky to the touch. Sowing : Asteraceae seeds often germinate better in response to smoke treatment. Only mature, plump and fully formed seeds should be used. Smoke seed trays after sowing or soak seed in aqueous smoke extract for 24 hours. Sow seeds in a sandy, well drained soil. Sow seeds in autumn. Locality: Haenertsburg. Harvest: July 2021