Genus Species: Correa alba
Common / Product Name: White Correa
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 2m x 1 – 2m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Summer / ends: Late Winter
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 -5°C best planted in protected areas. As a genus Correa’s survive well with frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to Low 40’s°C. Not suitable for humidity. Can be planted along coastal frontage with good air flow.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.