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Grevillea lanigera rosmarinifolia Fruit Box

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea lanigera rosmarinifolia Fruit Box Tucker Time, Woolly Grevillea, Rosemary Grevillea,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Tucker Time® Fruit Box™ is built for honey-eating birds, and when you see the Tucker Time® banner you know that nectar’s ‘on tap’ for much of the year. In this case from autumn to spring, just great for the colder months. Dense and compact with soft foliage highlighted by bunches of waxy pink & cream flowers, Tucker Time® Fruit Box™ is very useful in narrow formal areas. It can either be lightly trimmed or hedged to around 50 -70 cm and looks great in a decorative container. It’s very happy in in a range of climates from cold temperate to sub tropical and semi arid in well drained but moist clay or sandy loams, neutral to light acid pH. Also handles medium frost and second-line coastal regions. Don’t forget to provide a ‘cat-free’ source of water near to plants such as Tucker Time® Fruit Box™ and other such free flowering Grevilleas.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Cream, Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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