Xanthostemon Little Goldie
Dwarf shrub version of the popular native golden penda tree, perfect for small gardens that want to attract birdlife. Can even be grown in a container on the balcony! The leaf colour is particularly appealing on this variety, with new growth of bronze and copper tones.
Xanthostemon chrysanthus 'Little Goldie'APPEARANCE : Golden yellow fluffy flower clusters cover this little native shrub in spring-summer, and attract native birds and nectar feeding insects. Bronze coloured new leaf growth for extra seasonal interest.
USE FOR: Native gardens as a feature plant; wildlife gardens; large containers on a sunny patio; informal low hedging close to the home as the roots are non invasive.
PLANTING : Plant in full sun in well drained soil for best flower display. Tolerates cooler frost-free climates and dry conditions once established, but will develop more slowly. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks.
CARE: Prune after flowering to encourage heavier flowering and more dense growth habit. Apply a slow release native fertiliser following pruning. Protect from frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : to 1m x 1m.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.
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