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Huernia boleana
Scientific Name: Huernia boleana M.G. Gilbert
Synonym:
Family: Apocynaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 11-12

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Ethiopia

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Abundant water and fertilizer in summer. Keep dry in winter

Propagation: Divisions, stem cuttings


Over sixty species of Huernias are found in Eastern Africa. This species was first collected on cliffs close to the Bole river in Ethiopia, hence the name.

Blooming Habits:
The Huernias produce flowers freely in summer. Contrarily to the related genera, the flowers often have no smell.

Fruiting Habits:

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