Hakea laurina

Pincushion Hakea

This is an attractive small evergreen which can be grown as a tree or shrub. Long leathery leaves are thick and smooth with prominent veining and have a tendency to wave and curl. Fascinating, cherry red, ball-like flowers appear from autumn to late winter, adorned with long, white pin-like stamens, earning its common name of 'Pincushion Hakea'. Native to southern parts of Western Australia, it is a hardy, drought tolerant plant which attracts birds into the garden and can also be useful as a cut flower.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
30cm/14L 0.8-1.0m Available now
40cm/27L 1.4-1.7m In production
Common Name Pincushion Hakea
Foliage Evergreen 276
Form Round 139
Mature Size 5 x 4m
Family Proteaceae 32
Genus Hakea 8
Species Laurina 3
Uses
A great tree for smaller gardens. Great feature tree. Can be used as a screening tree or an informal hedge. Adds a splash of colour in autumn and winter when your garden might be lacking colour.
Position & Soil
Light soil is preferred but must be well drained. Loves a full sun position and is perfect for strong wind.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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