Angophora Hispida-'Dwarf Apple' -25 seeds

Angophora Hispida-'Dwarf Apple' -25 seeds

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ANGOPHORA HISPIDA

“Dwarf Apple”

 

Family: Myrtaceae

 

Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C

 

Position:  Full Sun; Open; Light to heavy, stony soil.

 

Preparation: Sow into a porous seed raising mix.

 

Sowing: 2mm deep.  Cover very lightly with soil.

 

Care: Place in a warm, shaded or semi-shaded position. Keep moist with a fine mist only but not wet.  Protect from frost.

 

Sprouting: 10-28 days.

 

Has large bunches of creamy white flowers that birds absolutely love!  Its’ hairy-stemmed flowers appear from late Spring through to early Summer.  An attractive tree with orange-brown bark when young and grey bark when older, which flakes off in strips, it also has wonderfully gnarled branches and a coarse trunk. Preferring well drained soil, it can often be found growing in sandy spots and will even tolerate some coastal exposure.  Although it will handle cold and even frost, new growth and trees under 1m are not very frost tolerant at all so may need to be protected for a time.

Mostly found around Sydney and The Hawesbury in New South Wales, it is now being cultivated successfully further South in Victoria. Mature specimens are also drought and frost resistant, making it a popular tree in streets, parks, sports grounds, gardens, and reserves.

 

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.


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