Bailey's Oak

Grevillea baileyana - botanical name

Grevillea baileyana

© M. Fagg; Australian National Botanic Gardens

Evergreen small to medium tree (8-10m x 4m) from rainforests of Qld and Papua New Guinea. Rich green leaves with rusty bronze sheen on the underside of new growth. Lobed juvenile leaves. Tight clusters of perfumed white flowers in spring and summer. Useful for a feature or shade tree. Bird attracting. Protect from wind. Frost and drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Tree
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost sensitive
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam, Clay
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Rainforests of Qld & Papua New Guinea)
  • Scale
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