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VESTIA LYCIOIDES

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VESTIA LYCIOIDES

$8.83 / gram

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Description

A plant to puzzle and impress your friends. This handsome Chilean plant has long tubular greeny-yellow flowers throughout spring and summer followed by yellow berries. It makes a solid shrub decorated with small, evergreen, glossy, dark green, rather musty-smelling leaves.

Sowing Advice

These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and cold-stored for several months. They should be sown into well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered to their own depth with sand or grit. No artificial heat is needed; the seed tray is best left in a cool spot outside and kept moist. Seeds germinate very slowly indeed in the spring after a chilling in the cold compost, regardless of when they are sown. Some seeds may take more than a year to germinate.

Min: 1.16
 

Key Facts

Family:Solanaceae

Common name:Vestia foetida, Chilean Boxthorn

Classification:Hardy shrub

Height:90cm-1.2m

Seeds / gram:300 (Approx)