West Australian Christmas Tree WILDFLOWER
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Botanical Name: Nuytsia floribunda
Named after the early explorer Pieter Nuyts who almost found Australia, the WA Christmas Tree lights up the WA coastline around November and December each year. It makes a striking tree with its large golden spears of flowers. Interestingly, the plants are semi-parasitic and take a small portion of their nutrients from surrounding host plants (this does not damage the host plants). Reports suggest hosts such as couch grass or Crepe Myrtle can be used to success.
We recommend the use of Wildflower Seed Starter Granules for improved germination rates and speed. These granules provide chemicals normally found in bushfire smoke that stimulate native seed germination.
Plant Height: 7m
We hope you enjoy these Wildflower seeds, just another great example of seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!
How To Grow
In warm areas at any time. In frost prone areas sow when danger of frost is over. Use plain sand or sterile seed raising mix as bacteria and fungi in unsterilised soil can rot the seeds). Sow seeds on the surface of the soil in individual containers or together in a pot. It is beneficial to add Wildflower Seed Starter granules to soil surface. Keep moist in a cool shady spot to germinate. Protect from snails and slugs.
When To Plant
All year round except coldest and hottest weather.
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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.