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Acradenia Genus

Whitey wood

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Acradenia genus (Whitey wood). These are evergreen shrubs and trees. The aromatic, dark green leaves are composed of three leaflets, arranged in an opposite position and the flowers are white and star-shaped.

Characteristics

Woody perennials, Evergreens, Fragrants

Origin

Tasmania

Interest and use

Grown for the foliage and flowers.

Cultivation

These plants are half hardy, and will require a sheltered position in sun or semi-shade with fertile, well- drained soil. They will grow well against a south or west facing wall. They can also be grown under glass. If grown in containers they need lime free potting compost.

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

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