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Cassinia aculeata

Dogwood, Common Cassinia, Dolly Bush

Species Description

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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


Surface sow. Smoke treatment may improve results.



Germinates within 1-4 weeks.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

February - March

Storage and Ripening

Short after-ripening period.
Fresh Seed recommended. Does not store long even at 4°C.

Grows from Cuttings