African hemp Sparrmannia africana

African hemp


S. africana is a vigorous evergreen shrub to 6m or more, with large, broadly ovate, shallowly lobed leaves and clusters of white flowers 3.5cm across, with red and yellow stamens

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African hemp house lime stock rose see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      2.5-4 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 9

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and glasshouse red spider mite

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free