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SKU Code: N 447.
Characteristics: Evergreen shrub 2m spread 1.5m
Seed per packet: 5
Sold by Seed count
An attractive shrub with compact yellow and orange flowers with a diameter of 10- 12 cm on straight upright stems. The leaves are linear to medium shaped with a distinctive leaf tip.
Flowers can occur at any time of the year although the main flowering season is spring to late summer in the Southern Hemisphere.
Ideal specimen plant with its compact shape and its abundance of showy flowers. Widely used for cut flowers and flower arrangements. Adapts easily to garden culture and is an excellent choice for the garden.
Prefers light to medium well-drained soil in a sunny position, drought-tolerant.
The best time to sow is usually autumn or spring when the temperature range is between 16-22°C and there is a difference of day and night temperatures of around 12°C.
If your summer is hot and dry and your winter is moderate and wet the best time to sow is autumn.
In colder climates with less harsh summers, it is usually better to sow in spring.
Pre-treatment of smoke is recommended:
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 of the Proteaceae family
Smoke treatments are simple and can be undertaken either by soaking the seed overnight or by applying it to the surface after sowing, both provide good results. Smoke treatments are available by clicking here.
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