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Rapanea howittiana     Common / Product Name: Brush Muttonwood

Genus Species: Rapanea howittiana    

Common / Product Name: Brush Muttonwood


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 4 – 6m x 3 – 4m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Winter / ends: Spring

Flower Colour:   Yellow/Green

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Frost tender when young, when canopy passes frost line can tolerate temperatures as low as -5°C.

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.

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