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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Grevillea striata


A beautiful, long lived (150+ years) small tree from inland Australia. It has a rough bark, narrow silvery-grey leaves and cylindrical creamy white scented flowers approx 4-8" long. The tree was called "Beefwood" because the early settlers thought the heartwood of the tree resembled a piece of beef! Grows near creeks or hillsides in low rainfall areas. All parts of the tree were used by Aborigines and early settlers alike. Plants are slow growing but long-lived. This is a handsome tree for hot, dry gardens from California to Texas.


Biological Name: Grevillea striata
Common Name: Beefwood
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Creamy White
Flower Time: Spring-Summer
Height: 25-30'
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Propagation Information: Seed rarely available.



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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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