Macadamia 816 Nut Tree in full flower

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Macadamia - 816

Macadamia integrifolia
New Hawaiian selection that is a preferred commercial variety in new plantings. Good resistance to husk spot. Upright, moderately dense tree, very high% kernel recovery. Large uniform kernels, early to mid season nut drop.


Specifications of Macadamia - 816

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

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 2-3 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 - 816 Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 1y ago


December 2007: Erect ("upright"), at least in my situation anyway. Or ie has a central leader / just one main vertical trunk, without any big side branches. I want minor side branches to branch out at right angles / 90 for at least enough room for a co...

3y ago

Casino, Nsw, Australia

Macadamia - 816

Susceptible to Phytopthora root rot, not suitable to plant in heavy clay soils where average rainfall exceeds 1500mm. Requires yearly applications of compost. But a nice tree when you get it all rite.Regards. Commercial grower.

★★★★ 14y ago

Auldana, SA, Australia

it seems to be doing quite well. No problems so far but not old enought or big enough to have nuts yet

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