Genus Species: Hakea laurina
Common / Product Name: Pin Cushion Hakea
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 4 – 5m x 4 – 5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Winter
Flower Colour: Crimson
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°C for short periods once established.
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.