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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

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 in moist well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Fertilise with a native specific fertiliser. Prune to shape in late spring or late summer Images and information supplied by Austraflora.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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