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A picture of a Stenocarpus

Stenocarpus

Stenocarpus spp.

Sten sinuatus by Casliber (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Stenocarpus

A close up of some orange Stenocarpus flowers in a tree with some green leaves
A close up of some orange Stenocarpus flowers
A close up of some cream yellow Stenocarpus flower buds

Stenocarpus Overview

Stenocarpus is a genus containing around 22 woody tree or shrubs species from the Proteaceae family. They are native to Central America and the Caribbean, growing with a tree-like or narrow columnar habit. They are cultivated as ornamental specimens in arid regions of the world and are also grown as glasshouse plants or houseplants.

How to propagate Stenocarpus

Seed

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Special features of Stenocarpus

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Stenocarpus

Grown for their flowers and foliage.