Dodonaea - purple hop bush

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Excellent for foliage colour, erosion control, dense windbreaks, re-vegetation. Resistant to wind, salt, pollution and drought. Tolerant to light frost once established.


images: Leonora Enking via Flickr cropped to size.

Dodonaea viscosa purpurea - native purple hop bush

APPEARANCE : Slender spoon shaped leaves, tinted bronze-purple, densely growing; clusters of papery wine-red flower-like fruits which have richer colour in brighter light.
USE FOR : Salt, drought, and pollution resistant, excellent soil erosion control, dune stabiliser, revegetation pioneer plant, windbreak hedge.
PLANTING : Full sun in almost any soil. Drought tolerant once established.
CARE : Mulch and water well until established. Feed with a slow release native fertiliser during spring - Dodonaea can be phosphorus-sensitive so the P ratio of the fertiliser needs to be under 3%.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 1-3m H x 1-2m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery
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