Also known as
Beach Daisy, Dune Arctotheca
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Beach Pumpkin Overview
Common dune plant along the southern African coast. This little yellow daisy will continue flowering for most of the year if kept watered. Suitable for coastal gardens close to the beach with very sandy soils.
Common problems with Beach Pumpkin
No known pests and diseases. Very useful to suppress weeds.
How to harvest Beach Pumpkin
Seeds are normally wind dispersed.
How to propagate Beach Pumpkin
Take root cuttings at any time and plant in sandy soil. Keep moist until roots have formed.
Sow seed during winter or spring.
Special features of Beach Pumpkin
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Beach Pumpkin
Groundcover in coastal gardens and as a dune stabilizer. Weed suppressor