Agathosma serpyllacea

Agathosma serpyllacea e1628835168642
Agathosma serpyllacea e1628835168642

Common names: thyme buchu (English). 
Botanical name: Agathosma serpyllacea

Agathosma serpyllacea, also known as thyme buchu, is a visually striking, rounded shrublet with pink, white, or purple flowers. It thrives in sandy soils and is becoming popular for landscaping, as it can be grown in pots and is adaptable to both alkaline and acidic soils. To grow it, sow the seeds in autumn in a well-draining medium, and after 8 to 9 months, the plants will be ready for transplanting. It can also be propagated from cuttings. Agathosma serpyllacea performs best in full sun and well-drained soil.

Uses & Benefits: aromatic, pot plant

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Family: Rutaceae
Type: shrub
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