Leucospermum cordifolium 'Yellow' (Ornamental Pincushion)

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Leucospermum cordifolium 'Yellow' (Ornamental Pincushion)

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Birds are drawn to the ornamental pincushion, Leucospermum cordifolium 'Yellow,' a small evergreen shrub. Beautiful profusion of colour in spring. Ideal for low-maintenance, water-efficient containers and gardens. grows roughly 2-3m by 2m. When the colour has faded, prune Leucospermum by removing all of the blossoms. Remove the blossom stalk, leaving a green stem of around 10 cm. Cut stems that aren't in bloom to the same height. Curly stems and any that are on the ground should be cut off. Plant in acidic soil that drains well. For 1-2 years, water a well to establish. Use a phosphorus-free natural mulch. If in a container, water every day.

The ornamental pincushion is an ideal plant for a beginner or easy-going plant to add to your collection.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

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Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: High

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Mature height: 3 m

Mature width: 1.5 m

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Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

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Fruit: No

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