Genus Species: Hakea ulicina
Common / Product Name: Furze Hakea
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2 – 5m x 2 – 3m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late 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.