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Leucadendron

Family: Proteaceae

  

Highly decorative shrubs with flowers used by the florists.

Bearing from South Africa, these plants require sunny well-drained sites.

They are ideal for temperate climates.

An acid soil with plenty of compost added is important.

Mature plants are relatively drought tolerant and moderately frost tolerant.

Generally fertiliser is not required.

Most ornamental shubs plants tend to grow to around 1m x 1m

They need full sun to obtain best flower display.

 

Landscape Use:

Water-wise garden

Cut flowers

Specimen plant

 

Problems

Not suited to wet tropics nor areas with humid summers.



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