Pomaderris prunifolia var. prunifolia
Genus Species: Pomaderris prunifolia var. prunifolia
Common / Product Name: Plum – leaf or Prunus Pomaderris
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS) and LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 1 – 4m x 1 – 4m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Moist / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Cream to Yellow
Irrigation: Requires good drainage with ample moisture. Will require watering over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C, for short periods. Grows best as understory to shelter from frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.