Propagation instructions - cuttings
At Kirstenbosch slangbos is propagated vegetatively. Tip cuttings are taken in spring, treated with a rooting hormone and inserted into a 50% bark, 50% polystyrene medium and placed on 24°C bottom heat under a mist system. Rooting usually takes three weeks. Cuttings can also be rooted in coarse river sand in cold frames.
Propagation instructions - seeds
Seed is an option and is sown in autumn.
Sources and references
- Easy to grow
- It can be used as a construction material
- It provides medicinal value
- Pioneer species