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Rapanea howittiana

Genus Species: Rapanea howittiana

Common / Product Name: Brush Muttonwood

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

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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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