- Waterwise plants require very little water
- Encourages bees, birds and other pollinators
- Best in well-drained soils
- Deadheading (cutting off old blooms) helps to keep the bush compact
- Low maintenance plant, excellent for beginners
- Can live for up to 30 years
- Sowing - Spring / Autumn
- Position - Sun
- Spacing - 2x2 m
- Germination - 60-90 days
- Time to flower - 4-5 years
- Height - 3-4 m
- Store in a dry place, out of direct sunlight.
Did you know? Early settlers in South Africa used to collect the abundant nectar from Protea Repens to reduce into a syrup which they used in basic medicinal preparations. ‘Bossiestroop’ has natural anti-inflammatory properties which helped alleviate coughs, colds, headaches, and menstrual pains.
- Average Weight: ~80 g*
- *Please note that the weight, and number of balls per pack may vary because they are all made by hand.
- Repens Protea Seeds, Organic Compost, Clay.
Country of Origin:
- Made in South Africa
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