New South Wales Christmas Bush
(This plant is NOT on the Australian Noxious Weed List)
A native of New South Wales where it prefers light to medium well-drained soils in a protected, sunny position. It does not like drought, frost or wind.
A small evergreen tree growing to 6 metres with a spread of 3 metres. The stem is erect and branching supporting a spreading crown; the leaves are light green; stiff, tri-pinnate (3 leaflets) 6 mm across, with serrate margins; the flowers are the calyces only, white, later enlarging and turning a deep rich red. The flowers appear in spring and ripen through summer.
This plant’s flowers are part of the Australian cut flower export industry.
Offered is a packet of 30 seeds and Grownotes to assist you to grow this unusual tree.
All my seed travels safely with bubble wrap protection.
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