Also known as
Coconut-Scented Sagebush, Grey-Haired Sagebush
This plant has a mild fragrance
Coconut Sage Overview
This aromatic woody shrub occurs in the northern region of South Africa and neighboring countries. This pretty plant can be used to deter pests in the garden and the leaves smell like coconut or lavender when they are crushed.
Common problems with Coconut Sage
Coconut Sage is generally not bothered by pests or diseases and is often planted to act as a pest deterrent.
How to harvest Coconut Sage
The flowers can be harvested and cut for flower arrangements.
How to propagate Coconut Sage
Take hardwood cuttings with a few leaves and root in rooting mix after dipped in rooting hormone powder.
Collect seeds after flower and sow fresh in sandy soil mix.
Special features of Coconut Sage
Repels harmful insects
Other uses of Coconut Sage
To ward off pests in the garden.