5 years to reach maturity
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Large-Leaved Cyclamen Overview
Cyclamen africanum is a tuberous perennial species from the Primulaceae family. Commonly known by the name Large-Leaved Cyclamen or African Cyclamen. This species originates from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. It produces attractive heart-shaped leaves measuring to up 10cm in length and pink-purple flowers. The blooms appear before the leaves, in autumn. It grows best in partial shade and moist, well-draining soil on the acidic side of the pH scale. This plant is half-hardy and doesn't cope well with hard frost, requiring protection to grow outdoors.
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How to propagate Large-Leaved Cyclamen
You can propagate by seeds, stem or root cuttings in late summer or autumn.
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Other uses of Large-Leaved Cyclamen
Grown for their pendant flowers, grow indoors or outdoors.