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SKU Code: N 552-5g
Characteristics: Rounded shrub to 1 metre
Seed per packet: Approx. 8
Seed per gram: Approx. 40
An ornamental grevillea with tri-lobed leaves that produces clusters of attractive white-cream flowers. Flowering can occur anything between July to March depending on conditions.
A useful low growing hedge, prune after flowering to maintain shape.
Prefers a light to medium well-drained soil in an open sunny position. Drought tolerant and resistant to light frost.
Occurs naturally in the South-West Province of Western Australia from Perth to east of Albany to the southwest of Western Australia.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C.
Larger seed of Grevellia species can be carefully nicked with a sharp knife to expose the embryo slightly prior to sowing, this can assist with the uptake of moisture and can speed germination.
Pre-treatment of smoke: Not considered critical for this species but may be beneficial.
Many members of the Proteaceae are responsive to pre-treatment of smoke. Although germination will often occur without smoke treatment it has proved to be beneficial in reducing the number of days to germination and increasing germination rates in many species.
Smoke treatments are simple and can be undertaken either by soaking the seed overnight or by applying to the surface after sowing, both provide good results. Smoke treatments available by clicking here.
General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
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