Handsome large tree for parks and gardens. Has large edible nuts and is cold tolerant. A symmetrical pine suitable for container growing. Full sun.
Plant Information or Specifications
Sub Categories (HashTags)
Nutrient High Fat (#NutrientHighFat)
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
3 Plants (Male and Female)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Question & Answer
if i buy a seedling, how many years can i expect to have to wait until it begins bearing fruit please? From: GOONENGERRY NSW
Bunya nuts are only available as seedling, they take 10 -15 years to mature to fruiting age.
Customer Comments on Bunya Nut
Araucaria bidwilli - Bunya Nut
Planted in a large pot on the verandah. Drought tolerant but prefers regular deep watering. I give it crushed rock minerals and citrus fertilizer and I can't stop it growing. Regular pruning in width and height have not stopped the tree at all. | Grant Bates - Craigieburn, VIC 30-Jun-2014
This is the ultimate aussie tough tree. Rabbit and roo proof. Planted it in our wood heap. Watered it for first 2 weeks and that was all. So far it has withstood 47 degree heat and -6 cold and still going strong. I can't say enough good things about them | Deb Bond - Roma, QLD 10-Nov-2014
Thought this piece from the permaculture founder sums it all up. http://holmgren.com.au/reverence-bunya-bunya/ | Rick Tanaka - Hepburn, VIC 05-Dec-2014
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