Help with 'Gray' Santolina chamaecyparissus Please
agaudet at MHC.MTHOLYOKE.EDU
Tue Apr 11 07:37:03 EST 1995
According to my sources, this plant likes full sun and well-drained soil.
It may not be completely hardy in northern climates, so it should be
mulched in winter. Also sprigs can be rooted in moist soil. Hope this
On 9 Apr 1995, Louise Robinson wrote:
> Date: 9 Apr 1995 21:04:11 GMT
> From: Louise Robinson <robinson at gate.net>
> To: plant-biology at net.bio.net
> Subject: Help with 'Gray' Santolina chamaecyparissus Please
> My dad purchased this 'perennial herb' at a plant show on the USF campus.
> He was told it was an insect repellent herb. He's almost 80 years old and
> loves to grow herbs. (He does rather well, too) But he didn't think to
> ask how to care for this 'Gray' herb.
> Does anyone know what kind of soil it likes? How much water? Is the
> entire plant insect repellent, or is it only a part of it? In other
> words, if it is an herb, how is it used?
> I've tried looking it up in our herb books to no avail.
> ANY HELP WOULD BE MOST APPRECIATED! Thank you for reading my post!
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