Common cabbage tree has uncommon beauty

2008-08-25 00:00

Cussonia spicata (common cabbage tree or kiepersol) has an unusual form which makes it a feature in the garden as well as in its natural habitat.

The roots are succulent and edible. Mashed roots have been used in the treatment of malaria and as a treatment for indigestion, convulsions, heart pains, painful legs and dementia. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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