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Kunzea ericoides

Genus Species: Kunzea ericoides

Common / Product Name: Burgan


Available Sizes

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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