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Leucophyta brownii     Common / Product Name: Silver Nugget

Genus Species: Leucophyta brownii    

Common / Product Name: Silver Nugget


Available Sizes

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

Evergreen:   Yes

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.

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