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Maerua cafra (100 seeds)


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Maerua cafra. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree that grows up to a height of 2-9m, depending on the local conditions. Its light-coloured trunk accounts for the common name “white-wood” or “witbos” in Afrikaans. It has alternate, compound leaves with 3-5 leaflets with a long petiole up to 60mm. The scented flowers are borne in terminal clusters and are comprised mainly of a tuft of spreading white stamens, tipped with green. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer in a well drained medium. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: June 2021