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Chilean Box Thorn

Vestia foetida

Also known as

Huevil

Vestia foetida (14076169625) by peganum (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chilean Box Thorn Overview

Evergreen shrub species grows to an average of 2m tall, bearing yellow, tubular blooms with long stamens and unpleasantly scented, shiny foliage.

How to propagate Chilean Box Thorn

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring or cuttings in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Chilean Box Thorn

Grown for its flowers and foliage.