Menu Close

Hakea salicifolia

Plant name: Willow-leaved hakea

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, QLD.

Cultural notes: A hardy and reliable fast growing plant, suitable for most soils and climates. Particularly suited to temperate and sub-tropical areas. It prefers well drained soils in full sun or shade. Often used as rootstock for grafting other Hakea species.

Maintenance: Can be pruned as required to maintain shape and enourage a bushy habit.

Tolerates: Tolerant of drought and frost.

Flowering season: Spring and Summer.

Flower colour: Delicate creamy white flowers occurin in dense clusters from the leaf axils.

Foliage colour: Pale to mid-green lance shaped leaves to 12cm in length. The new growth has pinkish red to bronze tips which is an attractive feature.

Width: up to 3m

Height: up to 5m

Plant spacing: 100cm apart

Recommended uses: A generally neat appearance makes this hardy plant useful in the garden. Suitable as a hedge or screen plant.

Description: A large shrub or small tree growing to 5m in Height:. It has a dense growth habit with pale to mid green lanceolate leaves. New growth has reddish tips.