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Cneorum (Spurge Olive)

Spurge Olives belong to a small genus with only two known species: Cneorum tricoccum from the Western Mediterranean region and the disjunct species Cneorum trimenum native from Cuba. Both are evergreen small woody shrubs with dark green, leathery, narrow oval leaves and small yelowish flowers followed by most ornamental bright scarlet seed capsules. They are excellent container plants for any rich, well drained, rocky soil in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C.
Sow seeds flat in any rich, very well drained soil at some 20°C to 25°C. Keep seedlings always in full sun.
10 seeds per package.
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Cneorum tricoccum (Spurge Olive)

Cneorum tricoccum (Spurge Olive)

30 (80)cm, Spurge Olive is a rarely cultivated relict species from the Western Mediterranean region. It is a small, evergreen woody shrub with leathery, elongated, dark green leaves and terminal clusters of small yellowish flowers followed by ornamental, bright scarlet seed capsules in summer. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. Keep plants drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C. III-VII.
10 seeds per package.

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seed package 4929 € 4,99*
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