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Tetragonia implexicoma

Genus Species: Tetragonia implexicoma

Common / Product Name: Bower Spinach


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.3 – 3m x 0.2m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Low

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Perennial herb or shrub

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Pinky mauve

Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Grows around coastal rock areas for cool root run, can tolerate low temperatures as low as -3°C, needs protection from direct frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in 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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