Genus Species: Amperea xiphoclada
Common / Product Name: Broom Spurge
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.8m x 0.4 – 0.5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Cream to Brown
Irrigation: This plant requires planting in moist situations.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -2°C for short periods once established.
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: No fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.