Botanical name: Voacanga africana
Synonym: Voacanga angolensis, Voacanga angustifolia, Voacanga bequaertii, Voacanga boehmii, Voacanga eketensis, Voacanga glaberrima, Voacanga glabra
Common name: Small-fruited voacanga
Native to: tropical Africa
Life cycle: perennial tree or shrub
Flower colour: white
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): -
Height: to 600cm
Characteristics and usage: bark, root bark and seeds of Voacanga are used in West-Africa as a stimulant, aphrodisiac and ceremonial psychedelic.
Weight of 1000 seeds: -
Seeds per gram: -
Cultivation / direction of sowing: sow seed not more than 5 mm deep in moist but well-drained soil and keep warm. Germination should be expected within two weeks. Voacanga africana is drought and frost tender.
Seasonal seeds, available from July to October