Genus Species: Gynatrix pulchella
Common / Product Name: Hemp Bush
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 3m x 2.5m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Cream
Irrigation: Prefers moist well drained soils.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -1°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -2°C.
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.