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Correa lawrenciana spp. lawrenciana     Common / Product Name: Slim Jim

Genus Species: Correa lawrenciana spp. lawrenciana    

Common / Product Name: Slim Jim

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 1.5 – 2m x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning:   Prune annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Late Autumn / ends: Late Winter

Flower Colour:   Cream & 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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