Gonaqua Buchu

Agathosma gonaquensis

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Agathosma gonaquensis
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This leafy shrub is compact, low-growing and displays masses of white flowers during spring. The oil glands found on the leaves and fruit release a sweet to pungent scent when crushed, which is a common characteristic of the buchu family.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Special features

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Rutaceae

Flower colour

White

Credits

profile iconAgathosma gonaquensis
by Norma Jodamus, Kirstenbosch NBG, September 2006. (Updated by Alice Notten September 2010) (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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