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Hakea obtusa

Description

Medium shrub 6-9' x 4-6' with attractive pincushion cream and pink flowers appearing in spring. Requires well-drain soils in full sun or partial shade position. Tolerant of heavy frosts and extended dry periods. Fast growing attractive informal screen or hedge.

Details

Biological Name: Hakea obtusa
Common Name:
Flower Color: Dark pink
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 6-9'
Width: 6' Approx
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Propagation Information: No pre-treatment required. Seed germinates readily 3-12 weeks. Sow seed in mix 3:1 Perlite:Peat and cover the depth of the seed. Keep moist until germination occurs. Best to sow in individual containers to prevent damage to the root system when transplanting. Drench seed with a fungicide after sowing to prevent "Damping Off'.

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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