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Leucadendron laureolum Joy

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leucadendron laureolum Joy Conebush,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

This medium shrub will add spectacular colour to your garden or patio. Attractive orange-bronze flowers in Winter, great for cut flowers. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens, containers and use as a low hedge. Tolerates coastal conditions. Grows approximately 2.5m x 2.5m.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in well drained acidic soil. Water well to establish 1-2 years. Use a natural mulch low in phosphorus. Pick all flowers to maintain shape. In containers water daily, use a native potting mix and a native slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Brown, Orange
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: TBA

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