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Thomasia quercifolia     Common / Product Name:

Genus Species: Thomasia quercifolia    

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Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.8m x 0.8 – 1.2m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Perennial shrub

Flowering:  starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring

Flower Colour:   Mauve

Irrigation:   Will require watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Naturally grows in woodland areas where the upper canopy protects the shrub from frost. Can tolerate temperatures as low as -5&degC; for short periods.

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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