Description: This is from Cape Riche West Australia, the species has a dense, rounded, mallee or small tree with branches all the way down to almost ground level. The large clusters of green flowers are preceded by fused clusters of red finger-like buds. Buds, fruit and flowers are excellent for floral and dried arrangements. Frost resistant once established and prefers well-drained soil.
Culture: Sun, acid pH sandy soil, 18" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, hedges or windbreaks, honey production, coastal plantings, wind resistant plant. Excellent for floral arrangements.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small specimen to 20', lignotuber|
|Flower Color||Greenish yellow|
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