Cancer Bush, seed

$5.50 incl. GST

Seed Count: 20 / packet
Germination: moderate
Botanical Name: Sutherlandia frutescens syn: Lessertia frutescens

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Description

Cancer Bush, Sutherlandia frutescens or Lessertia frutescens, is also known as Afrikaans. The bitter, aroma.tic leaves are used as a tonic and panacea. Also used to treat cancer. The balloon like seed capsules are attractive in dried flower arrangements – a horticultural oddity. Cancer Bush is native to South Africa and prefers light dryish soils in an open, sunny position. Red-Orange flowers appear in spring. Drought and frost resistant. A perennial shrub, growing to 1m x 0.6m.