Rooibos growing shrub of the genus Aspalathus also known as Honeybush or Bush tea, Rooibos perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental plant for the flowers grow in mediterranean or semi-desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12
Leaves and stems are edible, leaf color is green the shape is like needle, stems edible when young and used also as beverage
Flower color yellow butterfly shape, the flowers attract pollinators
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Requirements for Rooibos growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
For design and easy pick
Size of the plant?
0.5-2 m, 20-60 inches
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 as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers in butterfly shape
Pollination is done by:
Bees and attract pollinators
Edible leaves & stem
Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
How to harvest the leaves & stem?
Trim the young leaves with the young stems after the plant established
Information about leaves & stem:
Leaf color is green the shape is like needle,
Uses of Rooibos leaves: