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Grevillea olivacea Red     Common / Product Name: Olive Leaf Grevillea

Genus Species: Grevillea olivacea Red    

Common / Product Name: Olive Leaf Grevillea

Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

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

Evergreen:   Yes

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.

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