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Turnera diffusa
Turnera diffusa
Code: 7937Family: TurneraceaeGenus: Turnera
Plant Type:Tender Perennial or Annual,Herb
Small shrub that produces small, aromatic flowers. It blossoms in early to late summer and is followed by fruits that taste similar to figs. The shrub is said to have a strong spice-like odor somewhat like chamomile. The leaves have traditionally been made into a tea and an incense which was used by native people of Central and South America for its relaxing effects. Harvest leaves after flowering.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 3-6' tall x 1-2' wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average
Water Use: Low
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 9,10,11
Cold Hardy to 20° to 30°F
Features and Benefits
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesFragrant Fragrant
Medicinal Uses Medicinal Uses
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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