by Col Zemek Fraser Coast Regional Council
Mother of Millions (left) Bryophyllum delagoense and hybrids and
Live leaf (below right) B.pinnatum
These fleshy leaved succulents with apt names will flower through winter.
The leaves are fleshy, tubular, boat- shaped or broad oval with scalloped margins. Each leaf is capable of producing many plantlets. The plants often blend into bushland until the showy bell shaped flowers are produced in Winter. They are often found in gardens, along roadsides and old dump sites. Toxic to humans and animals
Remove by hand ensuring all leaves etc are picked up and bag all plant material.
Chemical control by spraying with Grazon extra,Starane etc. Always read and use in accordance all herbicide labels before applying.