Genus Species: Leucophyta brownii
Common / Product Name: Silver Nugget
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.5m x 0.50 – 0.50m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Cream
Irrigation: Suitable for seaside areas on sandy and rocky sea-shores. Survives on natural rain fall.
Lower Temperatures: High frost tolerance. Once established temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods.
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.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.