Cussonia spicata – African Cabbage Tree seed x10


Evergreen Tree Warm Climate NO Frost

16 in stock

- +

African Cabbage Tree

Cussonia spicata

(This plant is NOT on the Australian Noxious Weed List)

A native of Eastern South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia and tropical Africa. It likes a rich, moist loam in a protected, sunny position. It does not like frost nor drought.

An evergreen, tree growing to a height of 15 metres (50 ft); the stem is erect  and stout; the leaves are produced toward the ends of thick branches in large round heads, are evergreen, attractive and unusually shaped. Young plants have a single head while older plants can carry 15 or more. The tree is a favourite of the African wild elephant.

It is also popular with European gardeners as an indoor plant, the bunched leaves imparting a fresh tropical look.

The tree is part of African traditional medicine, a bark decoction is used to treat malaria and indigestion; a root decoction is used to treat fever as well as a diuretic and laxative and a root bark decoction is used to treat mental illness.

Offered is a packet of 10 seeds and Grownotes to assist you in propagation.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

AUSTRALIAN BUYERS. Payment by PayPal is preferred but Direct Deposit is welcome.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS. Payment via PayPal please.

Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Tree Common Name: African Cabbage Tree
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate, Tropical Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Cupressus Type:
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: sempervirens var stricta Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 4 (0 to 5 °C)


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Cussonia spicata – African Cabbage Tree seed x10”
WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien