A handsome evergreen shrub or small tree from Chile which grows to approx 10m. The dark green fern-like leaves with red brown velvet stems are popular for floral work. It is a coastal species in its natural habitat, can tolerate wet conditions and short dry periods, will grow in light shade and is quite hardy, (zone 8) tolerating average frost. Lomatia is a member of the Proteaceae family and therefore requires minimal fertiliser. Members of this family do not like phosphorus.
10m | $25
Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
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