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Rothmannia globosa (100 seeds)


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Rothmannia globosa. (Bell-Gardenia) This slender tree, usually 4-7 m in height, can reach 12 m depending on the climatic conditions. The bark is brown or dark grey, smooth when young but rougher in old age and marked in rectangular segments. The shiny simple leaves are oval or lanceolate with a paler underside which displays the yellow or reddish midrib and veins. Trees are usually evergreen but may be briefly deciduous. Sowing: The plant is easily cultivated from seed in well-drained soil to which plenty of compost has been added. Locality: Pretoria. Harvest: January 2024