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

Rooibos leaves

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

Rooibos for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Rooibos growing and care:

Sandy soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Leafhoppers

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
For design and easy pick

Size of the plant?
0.5-2 m, 20-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

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:
Beverage

Scientific name:

Aspalathus linearis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Plant life-form

Plant uses

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Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone