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Kunzea ericoides     Common / Product Name: Burgan

Genus Species: Kunzea ericoides    

Common / Product Name: Burgan

Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS) and SMALL TREES (ST)

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  Tube

Height x Width: 2 – 5m x 2.00 – 4.00m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   White

Irrigation:   No watering required once established. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Medium to high frost tolerance. Once established temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods provided the foliage is above frost line.

Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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