boophone disticha for sale online



Buy Boophone disticha online

Boophone Disticha is a bulbous tropical and subtropical flowering plant, endemic to South Africa.  Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil and water little to regularly while in leaf.  boophone disticha for sale

The Boophone  disticha is an attractive , deciduous bulbous plant with a thick covering of dry scales above the ground. The large , round heads are on short stems that appear to grow directly from the bulb almost at ground level.   The flower stalks elongate after flowering to form a large seedhead.  This breaks off at the top of the stalk and tumbles across the veld dispersing the seed. boophone disticha for sale

About boophone disticha  

This bulb is very POISONOUS.  The specific name disticha means leaves , erect in a fan shape.  African bushman once used the poison for their arrows.This plant thrives in full sun in well drained , sandy soil. Plant in an area protected from frost. The bulb should be planted  so the neck and part of the bulb show above the grown.We are offering a bulb that is about 1 ½ inches to 2 inches in diameter, depending upon the time of the year this can have leaves showing  now. boophone disticha for sale

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Handle with caution.

The Plant pictured is the one you will receive.

DISCLAIMER: We do our best to ship the plant as pictured. Sometimes the leaves, flowers, or branches will fall off or break off on the way to your destination through no fault on our part. Please message us about handling (for example: more cushioning, clipping the leaves, branches, stalk, flowers etc.) so that the specimen will be intact when it arrives to your destination.


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