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Resurrection plant

Myrothamnus flabellifolius

Opstandingsplant (Afr.)

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The resurrection bush is a hardy little shrub that have the amasing capibility to recover after a bit of rain. In dry times the leaves will curl up and a few minutes after a bit of water applied it will recover - the leaves fold out like fans and appear alive and be functional again!

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Fruiting time
Spring

Harvesting

Not usually harvested

Propagation

Special features

Drought resistant
Special talent that allow leaves to survive dry times and quickly recover.

Geography

Origin
South Africa

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Myrothamnaceae
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

Relative problem free

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