Seriphium plumosum

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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.

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