Voacanga africana (Apocynaceae) ‘Otie’
Voacanga africana is an evergreen tropical shrub from Western Africa. Extracts of the seeds are used in commercial phyto-pharmaceutical production of several interesting cognitive-enhancing compounds.
Voacanga is stubborn and is known for having long germination periods that can take up to nine months. The seeds have thick coats that need to be worn down. Some growers simply file or sand the outside of the seed so moisture ...(more)