Melianthus major grow and care – shrub of the genus Melianthus also known as Kruidjie roer my nie or Honey bush, Melianthus major perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant attracts pollinator, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-11
Leaves color green bluish and can be also purple, the leaves grow in pinnate shape serrated in the edges.
Melianthus major flower
Flower color red flower looks like mouth with tonsil, flowers grow in stem in cone structure
Melianthus major for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Melianthus major growing and care:
Rich soil, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary vegetative reproduction in Melianthus major?
No, (but easy to)
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Design and control the growth
Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Red flower looks like mouth with tonsil, flowers grow in stem in cone structure