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Acaena novae zelandiae

Genus Species: Acaena novae zelandiae

Common / Product Name: Bidgee Widgee


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.05 – 0.1m x 0.30 – 0.30m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High

Coastal Tolerance: Low

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Green with bronze tips

Irrigation: Once established low water.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods once established. Grows as an understory plant where it is naturally protected from frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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