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Sweet Hakea

Hakea drupacea

Also known as

Pincushion Tree

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

4m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sweet Hakea Overview

This species will produce sharply pointed bright green leaves, and it can make excellent hedging. It will grow about 6m in height and spread. The flowers are fluffy white and sweetly scented; they are hidden within the foliage and are borne in the autumn.

How to propagate Sweet Hakea

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Special features of Sweet Hakea

Hedge plant

Other uses of Sweet Hakea

Hedging