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Leucadendron rubrum (100 seeds)


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Leucadendron rubrum. An attractive fast growing small rounded shrub growing to 2.5 meters in height with narrow leaves which are covered with silvery hairs when young. The male plants are bushier and have smaller leaves than the female plants. 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: Piketberg. Harvest: November 2023