Scientific name30 cm tall plant with quill-like leaves and a drooping yellow flower. Looks best in rocky or sloped areas.
Can be grown from seed but must be sown within 6 months of harvesting takes 3 years to flower. Sow in Autumn and keep warm, moist and in moderate light.
Easiest grown from offset (https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/albuca/caring-for-albuca-plants.htm)
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This table below shows how many plants we are trying to obtain for this species.
We are in need of this species! Can you help? Maybe you have this species at home, or perhaps you can collect seeds or cuttings (if applicable) from friends or from a public space. If so, why don't you help establish this species in areas where it is much needed!
Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
Easy to grow
It provides food for:
Southern double-collared sunbird
Albuca juncifolia is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos