Grevillea olivacea Red Common / Product Name: Olive Leaf Grevillea
Genus Species: Grevillea olivacea Red
Common / Product Name: Olive Leaf Grevillea
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2.5 – 4m x 2.5 – 6m
Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Winter / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: Red
Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during dry periods.
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.