Leucadendron salignum x laureolum 'Ebony' PP #23,258
|Description||Add year-round, eye-catching contrast, with dramatic black foliage topped by small cone-like flowers surrounded by a ray of showy, deep-red bracts in winter. An easy-care and waterwise option. Loves hot sun and lean, well-drained soils, but is less demanding than most of its relatives, even tolerating some clay. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Companion Plants||Phormium (Phormium); Aeonium (Aeonium); Crassula (Crassula); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Agave (Agave); Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos)|
|Care||Provide lean, very well-drained, sandy to loamy soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Fertilize sparingly - benefits from an occasional iron supplement; avoid fertilizers containing phosphorus. Prune occasionally to encourage dense growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.