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Correa baeuerlenii     Common / Product Name: Chef's Hat Correa

Genus Species: Correa baeuerlenii    

Common / Product Name: Chef’s Hat Correa

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 2 – 3m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Autumn / ends: Winter

Flower Colour:   Pale 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 -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.

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