Persoonia pinifolia which has the common name pine-leaved geebung, mambara or Australian Christmas Tree because it commences flowering around Christmas time has “pine tree” like leaves is part of the Proteaceae family.
It is most commonly found in the Sydney region of NSW and is distinguished by its pine or needle like foliage.
If you have ever wondered how to grow pine-leaved geebung then look no further. Geebung are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing pine-leaved geebung in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Persoonia pinifolia grow?
Persoonia pinifolia can grow to a height between 2 ~ 5 metres and grow to a width of 1 ~ 4 metre. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Persoonia pinifolia in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Pine-leaved Geebung have?
Pine-leaved geebung have wonderful flowers which can be yellow. Geebung will flower during summer, autumn.
Where should you plant Pine-leaved Geebung?
Geebung thrive in a sunny, light shade, half shade location and are perfect for planting in a coastal garden. They thrive in the following climate zones sub-tropical, warm temperate, cool temperate.
Pine-leaved Geebung can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, loamy, sandy loam. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid. Geebung likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be well-drained.”
Are Pine-leaved Geebung perennial?
Yes, Pine-leaved Geebung 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 Pine-leaved Geebung frost tolerant?
Yes, Pine-leaved Geebung tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Pine-leaved Geebung
The best way to propagate Pine-leaved Geebung is by seed or cutting.
What are Pine-leaved Geebung used for?
Persoonia pinifolia can be used as a hedge, feature plant, screen. Other special uses for Persoonia pinifolia include being used edible. Pine-leaved Geebung are great at attracting wildlife such as seed eating birds, mammals.
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