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Grevillea obtusifolia (flowering form)

Genus Species: Grevillea obtusifolia (flowering form)

Common / Product Name: Ruby Gem


Available Sizes

Height x Width: Prostrate – 0.5m x 1.00 – 2.00m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Spring

Flower Colour: Red centre to green tooth flowers

Irrigation: Once established low water.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -1°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3°C. Use a product called Envy to protect plants from frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 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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