Bursaria spinosa
BLACKTHORN, SWEET BURSARIA
Pittosporaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
5m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Origins: Australia, Sydney region region, NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT, TAS

Other Botanical Names: Bursaria pantonii, Cyrilla spinosa

Other Common Names: Box Thorn

 
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Bursaria spinosa
BLACKTHORN, SWEET BURSARIA
Pittosporaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
5m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn

Ornamental Fruit: capsule

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, barrier, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: nectar, habitat, butterfly attracting






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