BULBINE frutescens

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BULBINE frutescens

Bulbine, Burn Jelly Plant
Select Item No. BO088

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asphodelaceae
Origin: South Africa up to Mozambique: costal areas.
Special Features: Attractive succulent leaf with characteristics similar to ALOE vera. Blossoms with an unusual combination of yellow and orange. Easy to grow. Long blooming perennial. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design.
Historical: Traditonal medicinal plant. Named after Bulbus (lat. bulb) , but missleading, because B. frutescens has no bulb.
 
Basic Colour: (orange)
Flower Colour: yellow-orange
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z9 - Z11
Foliage: narrow, pointed, succulent, light gray-green
Growth Habit: groundcover / rhizomatous / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 35 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / undemanding
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.63934 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
610
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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