Genus Species: Rapanea howittiana
Common / Product Name: Brush Muttonwood
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
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
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.