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Products > Leucadendron 'Maui Sunrise' PPAF
 
Leucadendron 'Maui Sunrise' PPAF - Sunrise Royal Hawaiian Cone Bush
 
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red & Yellow
Bloomtime: Winter/Spring
Synonyms: [Leucadendron LN16]
Height: 3-4 feet
Width: 3-5 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Leucadendron 'Maui Sunrise' PPAF - A very compact shrub to 3 to 4 feet tall by as wide with red stems bearing 2 inch long lanceolate olive green leaves. In late winter appear the yellow male flowers in 1 inch tall clusters surrounded by bracts that emerge yellow and turn a very nice reddish pink. Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil with occasional to infrequent irrigation - definitely a "drought tolerant" plant once established. This plant is very new into cultivation so cold hardiness has not been tested but likely it will prove hardy at least to 25F and perhaps a bit lower. As with others in the Proteaceae it is best to avoid using any Phosphorus fertilizer. This plant is the most compact of the colorful Royal Hawaian series cultivars, making it a great choice for smaller gardens and as a potted specimen. It comes from a breeding program conducted at Kula, Hawaii by John Cho of the University of Hawaii with the goal of creating a showy compact plant with short internodes. We first received it for trial in 2018 and when released for sales with be marketed in the US by PlantHaven.  The information presented on this page is based on research that we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations we have made of it growing in the nursery's garden and in other gardens we have visited, as well how it performs in our nursery crops out in the field. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others as well and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they have knowledge of cultural information that would aid others in growing Leucadendron 'Maui Sunrise' PPAF.
 
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