Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Colletia ferox.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Colletia ferox.
Cuttings of half-ripe side shoots, 5 - 8cm with a heel, July/August in a frame.Cuttings of mature side shoots of the current year's growth, 10 - 12cm with a heel, early winter in a cold frame. Leave for 18 months before potting up. Good percentage.
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Grows well in a sandy freely draining loam where it flowers freely in a sunny position. Succeeds in dry soils. Plants tolerate partial shade if they are grown in a perfectly draining lean soil. The plants do not have leaves, but they have very sharp spines which are used instead of the leaves in the function of photosynthesis.A very slow growing plant.
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