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Asparagus asparagoides

Scrambler or climber with beautiful glossy foliage. Single tiny sweetly scented flowers are borne in the axil and are immediately followed by black berries. The roots are rhizomatous and form numerous root tubers
This plant is found West of the tennis courts.
Insects love the flowers. The roots are traditionally used to treat sore eyes.

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Common Name:
Cape smilax (Eng.); krulkransie (Afr.)
Plant Height:
Up to 3m
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Flowering Time:
July, August, September