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Searsia crenata (Rhus crenata) (100 seeds)


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Rhus crenata (Rhus crenata). Evergreen shrub or small tree up to 3m. Leaves divided into 3, (trifoliate), leaflets stalkless, obovate, tip round-toothed; male and female flowers on separate plants, cream-coloured. Fruits round, reddish-brown to dark-blue. Sowing : The seeds are cleaned by rubbing off the outer parts. Sow in a medium made up of one part mountain gravel, one part compost/leaf mould, and one part red soil. Mix well until you have a very well-drained, loose mixture. No artificial fertilizers should be added. Seed trays must have good drainage. Scatter the seeds lightly over the prepared, damp sowing mixture. Firm them down lightly. Cover with coarse sand. Place the seed tray in a cool, shady, well-ventilated house. The sun should not shine on the seed tray in the germinating stage. Locality: Betty’s Bay. Harvest: September 2022