5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Woolly Senecio Overview
Caputia tomentosa has been renamed from Senecio haworthii, it is also known commonly as Woolly Senecio. It has beautiful, succulent, grey leaves covered in fine hairs that grow from an upright central stem which relaxes with maturity and the weight of the leaves. Originating from the Cape Provinces of South Africa, this plant is a popular houseplanbt choice outside of its natural habitat. It grows well in full sun to partial shade and needs minimal water. Check the soil regularly and water when the pot is significantly lighter!
How to propagate Woolly Senecio
Allow cuttings to heal before planting in sandy soil.
Sow seeds in Spring and Summer; Germination time about 4 weeks.
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Other uses of Woolly Senecio
Apart from its horticultural use, the plants are not used medicinally.