Nuytsia floribunda – West Australian Christmas Tree seed x10

$3.30

Semi-parasitic Small Drought Tolerant Evergreen Native

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West Australian Christmas Tree

Nuytsia floribunda

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

The West Australian Christmas Tree is semi-parasitic (it attaches itself to other plants roots and uses them to gain nourishment) and is, in fact, a tree form of Mistletoe growing to 30 metres with a spread of 3 metres. It is the only species in the genus Nuytsia.

Its habitat is the south-west of West Australia where it prefers light, sandy soils in a protected partly shaded position. The stem is thick and brittle with erect branches and a dense crown of olive green leaves; the leaves are narrow, thick, acuminate (pointed) and 7.5 cm long; the flowers are golden yellow, 6 petalled, profuse, terminal and honey scented, they appear in large, dense branching clusters in summer.

Propagation by seed occurs readily.

Offered is a packet of 10 seeds with propagation notes.

All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Native Tree Common Name: West Australian Christmas Tree
Climate: Cool, Sub-tropical, Temperate, Mediterranean Season of Interest: Summer
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Nuytsia Type: Flowering
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: floribunda Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0°C)
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