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Leucadendron gandogeri (100 seeds)


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Leucadendron gandogeri. Robust shrub of up to 1.6m. Elliptic smooth shiny leaves. From beginning of August the huge top leaves form bright yellow involucres flushed with orange and red. The globose fruiting heads have very broad fairly glabrous bracts. Sowing : Sow seed in late summer to autumn. Dust the seed with a systemic fungicide. Sow on a well-drained medium, firm down and cover with a layer of sand or finely milled bark. Seed can be sown in an open seedbed, or in a seed tray placed in a sunny position. Germination begins after two to three weeks. Once two true leaves have grown, prick the seedlings out into small bags. Locality: BettiesBay.  Harvest: September 2023