Daviesia Ulicifolia 'Gorse Bitter Pea'-OTHER-Buy In Bulk-seeds

Daviesia Ulicifolia 'Gorse Bitter Pea'-OTHER-Buy In Bulk-seeds

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DAVIESIA ULICIFOLIA

“Gorse Bitter Pea”

 

Family: Fabaceae.

 

Ideal sowing temp: 22-28C (Avoid the coldest and hottest temps).

 

Position:  Open & sunny once matured.

 

Preparation: Soak in hot water (90C) for 1minute before sowing.

 

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

 

Care:  Water with fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.

 

Sprouting: 6-20 days (at 25C).

 

Small-medium upright shrub to 2m high, found mostly in sclerophyll communities and grassy woodlands.  Will tolerate a range of soils from well-drained to waterlogged clay and is considered very useful for hostile sites and revegetation of roadsides.  Attracts butterflies.  Makes an attractive nesting site for small birds, small animals, and reptiles, with it’s prickly leaves, and is a nitrogen-fixer, it is showy in spring with it’s bright yellowy-brown flower display.

Drought tolerant and frost tolerant to -5C, it prefers sunny a position, long seed viability, and is easy to grow.

 

****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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