Geijera parviflora - Coromandel Native Nursery
This Adelaide Advanced Nursery fact sheet is a guide only .
COMMON NAME; Wilga, Australian Willow.
ORIGIN; NSW, Qld, Vic.
HABIT; A spreading small tree with a dense rounded crown with pendulous
foliage. Bark is dark grey to brown.
FOLIAGE; Leaves are mid to dark green in colour, shiny, long narrow and linear,
3-20cm long by 0.5-1cm wide. Strongly aromatic when crushed.
FLOWERS; Short panicles of small white flowers 0.5cm across are produced in
abundance, strongly perfumed.
FLOWERING SEASON; June to November.
FRUIT; small globular fruits 0.5cm across containing shiny black seeds.
CULTURE & USE; An outstanding tree with an extremely ornamental character
ideal for use in streetscapes, gardens, parks, urban situations, ideal for planting
under overhead service wires.
PRUNING; Formative pruning when young to develop a strong
central leader and bushy canopy may be beneficial.
COMMENTS ; Geijera parviflora is an ideal small
tree tolerant of drought, and performing well in
a range of different climates and soil types
although it prefers to have good drainage.
It will perform reasonably in partial shade.
It is an extremely slow growing tree
taking up to 30-36months to produce a 1.5mt
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