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7700J False Dittany (Ballota pseudodictamnus)
Young plug plant.
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7700K False Dittany (Ballota pseudodictamnus)
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 3 units purchased.
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7700L False Dittany (Ballota pseudodictamnus)
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
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7700M False Dittany (Ballota pseudodictamnus)
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 25 units purchased.
3.45 Available
7700N False Dittany (Ballota pseudodictamnus)
Young plug plant.
Unit price available starting from 50 units purchased.
3.25 Available
7700A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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False Dittany - Ballota Pseudodictamnus (latin)

Area of origin: west Mediterranean
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 60 cm, width up to 80 cm
Foliage: Perennial
Soil Type: cobbly, poor, limey
Hardiness: Hardy to -12°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Density of plantation: 2 to 3 per m²


Properties and uses:
The False Dittany is a perennial plant often qualified as sub-shrub.
The evergreen heart-shaped foliage is composed of thick silver-hairy leaves which turn white in summer.
The white flowers, with hues of mauve, grow in the axil of the leaves in early summer.
The False Dittany bears windy spots, drought and sea sprays.
It is recommended to prune the shrub at the end of winter.

Anecdote: in the past, the hairy bracts were used as wicks for oil lamps.

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