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Dorstenia bahiensis, Dorstenia

Dorstenia bahiensis

Dorstenia
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterUnusual colorSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Dorstenia bahiensis is an interesting plant with strange looking receptacles. At maturity, seeds shoot ballistically from the mature flower/fruit heads, and they germinate readily whenever the land on soil or other moist substrate.

The plant can be propagated from cutting the rhyzomes.

It covers well exposed soil in greenhouses, dark corners, and shaded beds.


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Dorstenia bahiensis

Dorstenia bahiensis is an interesting plant with strange looking receptacles. At maturity, seeds shoot ballistically from the mature flower/fruit heads, and they germinate readily whenever the land on soil or other moist substrate.

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Grown in
4-6"pot
2 Plants in stock
$17.95