Genus Species: Coprosma quadrifida
Common / Product Name: Prickly Currant Bush
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2 – 4m x 1 – 1.5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Green
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.