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Macadamia integrifolia Lots A Nuts

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Macadamia integrifolia Lots A Nuts Macadamia Nut Tree, Tucker Time,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
If you like delicious nuts straight from your own garden, Lotsa Nuts™ will produce them by the bucketload. Grow it as a screen or more formal hedge and reap the harvest every year. Lotsa Nuts™ has handsome shiny lobed leaves and pendulous perfumed cream flowers in spring, so you could grow them in a large decorative containers for a courtyard or open paved area as young flowering fruiting plants, and transplant into your garden later. Hardy in cool temperate to tropical climates in humus-rich clay loam, neutral to acid pH. Happy in open sunny or partially shaded sites. Medium frost tolerance. Will also thrive in near-coastal sites with deep humus and mulching.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Possums

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
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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