The Vibrant pink flowers of the bush nut make this an absolutely stunning feature tree for the native edible garden

(1/8) The Vibrant pink flowers of the bush nut make this an absolutely stunning feature tree for the native edible garden By N Vanderkolk [All Rights Reserved, Used By Permission] (Photo Credits)

Macadamia Bush Nut

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The Vibrant pink flowers of the bush nut make this an absolutely stunning feature tree for the native edible garden

(3/8) The Vibrant pink flowers of the bush nut make this an absolutely stunning feature tree for the native edible garden By N Vanderkolk [All Rights Reserved, Used By Permission] (Photo Credits)

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Macadamia Bush Nut

Macadamia tetraphylla
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This was the first Australian native food plant to be grown by non-indigenous Australians as a commercial crop. Genetic diversity of this valuable nut species has been reduced significantly through land clearing. Very hardy and easily grown along most of ... Read More
Other Names: Rootstock, rough shell

$17.90 ($4.90-$24.75 choose a size)

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Specifications of Macadamia Bush Nut

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May, June, July, August

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Macadamia Bush Nut Reviews & Tips

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Sacha
★★★★★ 10months ago

BEECHWORTH, VIC

Macadamia - Bush Nut

Great plants!

Sue
★★★★★ 1y ago

HUNTLY, VIC, Australia

Macadamia - Bush Nut

Lovely looking when it arrived. It is still looking great. Still in it's pot until the weather warms up.

CHRIS
★★★★★ 1y ago

ANGLEDOOL, NSW, Australia

Macadamia Bush Nut

I put these in early winter but would have preferred to do this in Spring. However our weather in Far North Western NSW is reasonable and they are doing well after only a month in.

Debie
★★★★★ 1y ago

PEEL, NSW, Australia

Macadamia Bush Nut

Mark
★★★★★ 1y ago

LAMBTON, NSW, Australia

Macadamia Bush Nut

Great seedling and is ready for a fruiting life :)

Ben
★★★★ 1y ago

EUROKA, NSW, Australia

Macadamia Bush Nut

catherine
★★★★★ 1y ago

BERKELEY, NSW, Australia

Macadamia - Bush Nut

the plant is growing well considering that it is winter and we are experiencing single digits most nights. the tree was about 60cms tall and has grown15cm since it was planted. it sits in full sun when it is sunny.

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 5y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Got 15 of these planted in a row 3m apart as a future wind breakkilled a few fertilising with fertiliser with phoshrous in it... wont do it again. Native fertiliser only.

B
6y ago

Trentham East, VIC, Australia

Macadamia Bush Nut

They should cope with Melbourne cold, but may want supplemental water. Mine have survived -3C without protection or treatment. They are slower growing in the cold, but cope with 'mild' frost!

Westy1
★★★★★ 8y ago

KENSINGTON GARDENS, SA

very hardy seedlings, all 3 survived several harsh frosts with minimal damage and no leaves lost and even grew slightly through winter.

WildBuna
★★★★ 10y ago

BARELLAN POINT, QLD, Australia

Grown from a seed from a friends tree that we all used to feast on. Is now 4 years old and getting some height. Hoping on some nuts this year!

Russ3
★★★ 10y ago

EARLVILLE, QLD, Australia

I have four of these in my yard, two are powering on tall straight big leaves and the other two are much smaller and seem more compact and forked stemmed. The larger two are lush green and very forgiving attention wise, where as the smaller two are ...

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allybanana
12y ago

EDEN, NSW, Australia

The nuts taste great but but this tree has very poor fruit set i have tried mulching fertilizing and watering. I have planted another nearby as a pollinator as i have heard some are self-incompatible.

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Edward3
★★★★★ 12y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

Produces good crop of nuts each year. Handsome tree with beautiful pink flower racemes.Top pruned the tree to half size so as to be able to reach nuts. This resulted in a much denser lower tree.

Toby1
★★★★ 13y ago

Marburg, QLD, Australia

It is a lovely size and shaped tree which provides us with a constant supply of nuts

Emma1
13y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

Apart from being a shade tree and beuautiful and old, this tree is a pain! It must be about 100yrs old, on the property already. It drops masses of nuts but many are rotten or poor in flavour and we have rats everywhere that enjoy them. It is too close...

Jaffa
★★★★ 13y ago

Thora, NSW, Australia

The trees were here when we moved in! They look quite old, and they require no real attention...but they give such a fantastic nut. The black cockatoos have now discovered them but there are plenty for everyone including the rats!

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msjekyll
★★★ 14y ago

GORDON, NSW, Australia

Got the original nuts from an old neighbours tree and have planted one or two in every place we have lived in since.  Did very well at my last place, just waiting for this one to get going.

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Farsideb
14y ago

Como, NSW, Australia

Again, this tree was already on the block when we bought it.  Unfortunately the cockies eat most of the nuts when they are still in their green stage and we get very few. 

Darrin
15y ago

Tallebudgera Valley, QLD

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