MACADAMIA integrifolia

Commonly known as Macadamia nut, Queensland nut

Macadamia nut.
  • Evergreen
    Glossy green leaves to 20cm (8in) long and 10cm (4in) wide
  • White
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Small to medium tree. Wavy-edged leaves appear in whorls. Flowers are drooping and bottlebrush-like
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse
    Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun

MACADAMIA integrifolia

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be grown as a container subject when young and moved into protection for the winter
    Place of origin
    Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Patio / pot plants
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    Harmful to dogs
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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