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Hakea pandanicarpa

Description

Attractive large bushy shrub from south-west Western Australia grown main for it's large seed pods that are similar to Pandanus fruits. The really large seed pods take about 3 years to really develop and has a beautiful corky feel with small pyramids protruding all around. Very odd and unusual. Fast growing, drought hardy and frost tolerant. Unhappy in humid climates. Beautiful tan new growth and profuse creamy white scented flowers with rusty red style in spring. Non-lignotuberous. Could be grown as a small tree. Excellent for hot dry sites. Seed pods are great in cut flower arrangements and wreaths. New introduction to California.

Details

Biological Name: Hakea pandanicarpa
Common Name: Pandanus Hakea
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Height: 6-8'
Width: 6'
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Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily.

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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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