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Bursaria spinosa

Genus Species: Bursaria spinosa

Common / Product Name: Native Box

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
Tube20cm

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

Evergreen: Yes

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.

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