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Nertera granadensis

Bead plant

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.05m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Nertera granadensis (Bead plant). This species will produce masses of spherical, orange or red, bead-like berries in the autumn. The leaves will form compact cushions of tiny bright green leaves with very small, greenish white flowers in early summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen

Origin

Mexico & C America

Interest and use

Indoor in hanging basket

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in a cool sheltered partial-shaded site with gritty, moist but well-drained sandy soil. Do not overwater.

Propagation

You can propagate by division or from seeds or tip cuttings in the spring.

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