Small shrub 5-8' with ornamental fruit, cream flowers in fall-winter, sweetly scented. Requires well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of frost and extended dry periods. Excellent showy shrub for arid areas. Attracts hummingbirds.
Biological Name: Hakea platysperma
Common Name: Cricket Ball Hakea
Flower Color: Cream
Flower Time: Fall-winter
1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available
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'.