Gardenia thunbergia – Tree Gardenia seeds x20


Heavy Exquisite Scent Small Evergreen Tree Hardy

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Tree Gardenia

Gardenia thunbergia

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

This plant is a native of South Africa where it prefers light to medium, well drained soils in a protected, warm sunny position. It is drought and frost resistant.

An evergreen shrub or small tree growing 2 to 5 metres in height. the leaves are leathery, hairless, glossy, light green with clearly marked veins. The leaves are small and simple, oval with entire margins.

The flowers are large, showy, creamy white and heavily perfumed, particularly at night. Unlike some Gardenias the flowers do not ‘yellow’ with age.  Flowers are produced profusely during summer. The fruit is egg-shaped, hard, woody and fibrous and can persist on the shrub for years.

Gardenias have long been used for medicinal treatments in traditional medicine and if you are so inclined it is worth doing a little research on the subject.

Offered is a packet of 20 seeds with propagation notes.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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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: Flowering, Perfumed Common Name: Tree Gardenia
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Gardenia Type: Shrub
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: thunbergia Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0 °C)


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