Dodonaea Triquetra "Hop Bush"-Buy In Bulk-seeds
Species: Dodonaea triquetra
Tree Type: Flowering
Distribution: Occurring in the states of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Erect shrub to 3 metres high. Cultivated as an ornamental plant for use in gardens and as a potted plant. Capsules were used as a hop substitute by early settlers.
Medicinal/Therapeutic: According to "sunshinesgap" online: "..leaves were chewed by Aboriginal people as a painkiller for toothache and chewed leaves were used in the treatment of stonefish and stringray wounds.
When To Plant: any time temp is mild (around 25C)
Sow: 5mm deep
How To Grow: Hot water treatment recommended. Soak in boiling water for 12 hrs before planting in soil.
Sow: 5mm deep.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are like their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
Please note: This item is seeds only, NOT live plants! Quarantine restrictions prohibit us selling or shipping this item to WA, Norfolk Island, Tasmania, or Internationally.