Leucospermum conocarpodendron ssp viridum
Commonly known as Grey tree pincushion or Vaalkreupelhout (Afrikaans)
- This species falls into the group known as 'tree pincushions'.
- It grows into a large, rounded tree, 3 - 5 m tall, 3 - 6 m across.
- Flowers are a bright, stunning yellow & flowering occurs from August to December
- Grows in granite and sandstone soils on dry, rocky slopes.
- Seeds should be sown in autumn
- This species is suitable for growing in pots.
- The flowers are beautiful as cut flowers and last very well.
- This plant will attract birds to your garden.
- Hardy to USDA zone 9.