Hakea laurina which has the common name Pincushion Hakea is part of the Proteaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Pincushion Hakea then look no further. Pincushion Hakea are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Hakea laurina in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Pincushion Hakea grow?
Hakea Laurina Pincushion Hakea can grow to a height between 2.5 ~ 6 metres and grow to a width of 2 ~ 5 metres. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Pincushion Hakea in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Pincushion Hakea have?
Hakea Laurina Pincushion Hakea have wonderful flowers which can be white, cream, red, pink. Pincushion Hakea will flower during autumn, winter.
Where should you plant Pincushion Hakea?
Pincushion Hakea thrive in a sunny location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, flower garden, coastal garden. They thrive in the following climate zones warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean.
Pincushion Hakea can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, loamy, sandy loam, clay loam. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral. Pincushion Hakea likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be well-drained.”
Are Pincushion Hakea perennial?
Yes, Hakea Laurina Pincushion Hakea are perennial. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter-lived annuals and biennials.
Are Pincushion Hakea frost tolerant?
Yes, Hakea laurina tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Pincushion Hakea
The best way to propagate Hakea laurina is by seed.
What are Pincushion Hakea used for?
Hakea Laurina Pincushion Hakea can be used as a hedge, feature plant, screen, wow factor. Other special uses for Hakea Laurina Pincushion Hakea include being used cut flower, street tree, decorative fruit, playground friendly. Pincushion Hakea are great at attracting wildlife such as nectar eating birds, butterflies, other insects.
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