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Bulbine frutescens – Burn Jelly Plant (seed)

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Bulbine frutescens is a member of the Asphodelaceae family from Africa, Bulbine frutescens is a fast growing perennial succulent with orange and yellow flowers. Makes a great drought hardy addition to the garden.

The fresh leaf produces a jelly-like juice that is wonderful for burns, rashes, blisters, insect bites, cracked lips, acne, cold sores, mouth ulcers and areas of cracked skin. This plant is ideal to grow and is a useful first-aid remedy for children’s’ daily knocks and scrapes. The Rastafarians make an infusion of a few fresh leaves in a cup of boiling water. The strained drink is taken for coughs, colds and arthritis (Taken from Plantz Africa). Bulbine frutescens can be used in place of Aloe vera.

Care and Cultivation of Bulbine frutescens

Sow Bulbine frutescens seeds just under the surface of a well drained seed raising mix in part shade, germination takes place in 1-2 weeks.

15 seeds per packet

1 review for Bulbine frutescens – Burn Jelly Plant (seed)

  1. JAH

    Took them a few weeks to sprout but I’m happy with the success rate! Nice little seedlings doing ok
    Unfortunately the grasshoppers like chewing the tender leaves;)

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