Genus Species: Bursaria spinosa
Common / Product Name: Native Box
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2.5 – 4.5m x 2 – 4m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 40’s°C for short periods
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.