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Bunya NutBotanical Name: Araucaria bidwilli

Handsome large tree for parks and gardens. Has large edible nuts and is cold tolerant. A symmetrical pine suitable for container growing. Full sun.

Other Names: Bunya Pine
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Nutrient High Fat (#NutrientHighFat)

Preferred Climate

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)

Water Requirements

Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

No (Full Size)

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)



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

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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

Bunya Nut

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

Bunya Nut

Thought this piece from the permaculture founder sums it all up. | Rick Tanaka - Hepburn, VIC 05-Dec-2014
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Bunya Nut

Fingerlime's Edible Fruits
Update: 3075 days 18hrs

Comments: -

suffered a bit in hot weather, and frosts, but still going

Height 0.8 metres

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Bunya Nut (Seedling) 10/10

Estar's Edible Fruits
Update: 1760 days 1hrs

Comments: - We have grown our bunya from seed and nothing seems to stop them, can't wait to get nuts in another 100 yeras !

Planted: 2012

Height 10 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: No

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