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Protea rubropilosa (100 seeds)


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Protea rubropilosa (Proteaceae). Transvaal sugarbush, transvaalbergsuikerbos. It is indigenous to the summer rainfall areas of South Africa. It is a large shrub or small tree up to 5m. Individual flowerheads appear on the tips of branches in spring and early summer. First to appear are rich red brown velvety buds with white fluffy tips of the perianth emerging from the bud soon after. They continue pushing open the bud until the bracts open up flat to reveal bright pink flowers. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer. Locality : Tzaneen. Date of harvest : March 2013