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PROTEA Leucadendron 'Burgundy Sunset'

Unusual deep bronzed-brown foliage
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - narrowly oblong leaves to 9cm (3½in) long
  • Red
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - freely branching shrub
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F) - under glass use 1 part ericaceous compost and 3 parts each of grit and peat. Full light and low humidity
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - hybrid between L. laureolum and L. salignum
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass - red spider mite
  • Place of origin - Australia. Barson. 2010
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Brown
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - poor soil preferred
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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