Genus Species: Hymenosporum flavum
Common / Product Name: Gold Nugget
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 1 – 1m x 1.00 – 1.00m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Spring
Flower Colour: Fragrant cream to yellow flowers
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Low frost tolerance suitable for temperate to humid climates temperatures as low as -3°C. Use a product called Envy to protect plants from frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperate conditions, temperatures to Low 40’°C. Tolerates higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.