Australian Native Plants Nursery

Leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens

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Australian Native Plants Nursery, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit the nursery in person.
Hakea suaveolens

Description

Medium to tall shrub with pale green prickly foliage and white flowers in winter. Hardy to drought and moderate-heavy frost. Requires well-drained soils in full sun. Grows well in slightly alkaline soils, inland or frontline coastal situations. Good informal screen or windbreak and bird refuge. We rarely grow this plant but can often buy it in from other nurseries on request.

Details

Biological Name: Hakea suaveolens
Common Name: Sweet Hakea
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 6-18'
Width: Variable
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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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Did you know?

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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