Cape Rattle-Pod Overview
Clusters of large golden yellow flowers and seedpod bunches that rattle with dry seeds make this quick-growing shrub a delight in any garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
How to propagate Cape Rattle-Pod
Cortalaria seeds possess a hard outer coating, impervious to water. To germinate, they require boiling water treatment or scarification. Seed is best sown in spring or autumn. Optimal temperature for germination is between 18-22°C.