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Alyxia buxifolia

Sea Box

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment




Results from seed usually poor, especially without pretreatment. In a trial, natural weathering of seed for 1 year plus smoke treatment resulted in 35% germination rate; seed collected from bird droppings had about 90% germination.

Pests and Disease
None known
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late December - February

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings