Name: Asparagus densiflorus 'Cwebe' Boxes left: 1. They flower for about two weeks during the summer season, in South Africa as well as in the Northern Hemisphere. The flowers are not very noticeable, as they are half hidden by the foliage and do not last long. Afterwards a mulch of thick compost can be spread around the plant’s base to provide the food support needed for replenishing lost top growth. At this time a thick mulch of compost can be spread around the plants. As a waterwise, shade-loving plant, they are well suited for growing in the dry shade conditions found under trees, where few plants thrive. Excellent for flower arranging and hanging baskets. The so-called leaves are not true leaves at all, but are actually cladodes and are thought to be modified branches, while the spines are formed from modified branches or from modified leaves. A. densiflorus ‘Sprengeri’ has stems up to a metre long, densely covered in fine, needle-like leaves, and small, honey-scented, white flowers that turn to miniature tomatolike berries. A conspectus of the Cape flora of South Africa. Asparagus fern is a sprawling shrub native to coastal southeastern South Africa. Asparagus densiflorus grows in most soils and is fairly drought tolerant, but does much better in soil which is rich in organic matter and is watered regularly. The asparagus fern plant is not really a fern at all, but a member of the Liliaceae family. Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' Austral Gem Fern Asplenium dimorphum x difforme 'Austral Gem' Australian Treefern Cyathea cooperii . it produces seeds rather than spores. This is the only cultivar that does not like sun and should be grown in light shade. Asparagus densiflorus 'Cwebe' is a more upright version of 'Sprengeri' with very graceful, upright, arching fronds with long needle-like leaves. The real leaves are heavily-reduced, bract-like spurs which, when mature, harden to form the characteristic spines found in most species of Asparagus. The Plantsman 7, 4: 249, 250. Joffe, P. 2001. Autumn Fern Dryopteris erythrosora. Asparagus densiflorus grows mainly in the coastal areas in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal and in southern Mozambique, in a wide range of habitats, from coastal dunes to open rocky places or woods. Common names: Cwebe asparagus fern, Cwebe emerald fern, Cwebe basket asparagus (Eng. The appearance of the plants varies enormously and has led to the naming of a large number of cultivars or forms. They are widespread and common but are not often collected because of the short flowering period and the presence of the spines. Asparagus Densiflorus er en flot grøn plante med spændende blade. The small, linear, flattened cladophylls occur in groups of 3 or more at each node and give the plants foliage its characteristic shape and form. The genus Asparagus in southern Africa. ... Asparagus Densiflorus Cwebe fern, 4" Plant. Asparagus umbellatus. Login to add your Comment 26. This asparagus fern grows in any soil and will tolerate some drought and periods of neglect once established, but it does look its best in well-drained soil which is rich in organic matter. 1998. The young fronds are a very attractive copper colour. Asparagus densiflorus 'Cwebe' is a more upright version of 'Sprengeri' with very graceful, upright, arching fronds with long needle-like leaves. Struik, Cape Town. Asparagus densiflorus flowers are small, most often white or pale pink and are very sweetly scented. FELLINGHAM, A.C. 1955. Asparagus densiflorus has many lovely cultivars, the most noteworthy of which are A. densiflorus ‘Meyersii’, A. densiflorus ‘Flagstaff’ and A. densiflorus ‘Mazeppa’. Leistner, O.A. Leaf, general shape Linear. 'Cwebe' Nursery Availability The same can be done if fronds are damaged/broken or ‘burnt’ by frost. Collect fully ripened fruit then remove the seeds from the fleshy berries; there is no pre-treatment of the seeds required. Plants can then be planted out into a larger pot, or directly into the garden. It does best in light shade. The berries are eaten by birds, such as weavers, white-eyes, thrushes, bulbuls, barbets and robin-chats. The plants will produce new healthier, greener foliage after pruning. Not registered yet? Asparagus densiflorus 'Cwebe' Vorige Diavoorstelling afspelen Volgende [email protected] Mobile: +31 (6)15896998. Asparagus densiflorus. pza.sanbi.org. SDNHM. Water only moderately as the plant’s thick, tuberous roots store water. 'Myers', Asparagus meyers, Asparagus meyeri, with the common names of cat's tail asparagus or foxtail fern. Asparagus densiflorus is not threatened, and is listed with the conservation status of Least Concern (LC). When in flower, the sweetly scented flowers attract pollinating insects which in turn attract insectivorous birds and reptiles. Cây thanh trúc (Asparagus densiflorus 'Cwebe') loại cây dạng bụi, xanh tốt quanh năm được trang trí nội ngoại thất làm không gian thêm xanh. The seeds will germinate in 4 to 6 weeks; the growth from seeds is slow but steady. Boston Compacta Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis Compacta' The small flowers are followed by showy bright red berries, which each have one large black seed in them. JESSOP, J.P. 1966. All species of Asparagus have the identifying characteristic of the modified photosynthetic stems called cladodes (instead of true leaves), and many species have large, sharp spines that cause pain to humans and animals. Weight: 0. Asparagus setaceus kort getopt. The plants are generally and naturally pest and disease free. 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