Hakea salicifolia syn. saligna fine leaf
Genus Species: Hakea salicifolia syn. saligna fine leaf
Common / Product Name: Willow-Leaved Hakea
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 5 – 8m x canopy 3 – 5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Winter / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: Cream
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -8°C, very hardy to 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.