PlantsHakea→Bushy Needlewood (Hakea decurrens)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 18 feet, semi-prostrate to erect growth habit.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Oval, 1/2 to 1 inch long woody, beaked fruits are covered in distinct warts, ending in a prominate beak with two small horns. Each capsule contains two brown to black seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pinkish buds open to white blooms.
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Author- JJ Harrison

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