Genus Species: Lomatia myricoides
Common / Product Name: Long – Leaf Lomatia
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS) and SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 2 – 5m x 2.00 – 5.00m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: White to Cream sometimes Pink forms
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold, needs protection from frost for young plants. Temperatures as low as -5°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: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.