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Macadamia integrifolia

Description

Beautiful small to medium tree, native to rainforests in south east Queensland and northern New South Wales. Grows well in warm dry or higher rainfall situations. Glossy leathery narrow deep green leaves and sprays of fragrant purple-pink-white flowers up to 1' long in winter-spring. Seedlings take longer to bear edible nuts. Macadamias are resistant to Oak Root Fungus. Grow well in high dry heat in Ojai, California. Tolerant of low to moderate frost 25F. Prune when young for strong base and avoid planting on windy sites. Excellent screen and hedge on larger properties.

Details

Biological Name: Macadamia integrifolia
Common Name: Macadamia
Flower Color: Mauve-Pink-White
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 30-40'
Width: 30'
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: backordered
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Germinates readily from seed.

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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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