Grevillea is a flowering plant in the family native to Australia. Aside from the feathery foliage, this tree can also produce a very unique, bottle brush-style flower. This plant does well as a patio tropical in summer and indoors in winter. Bloom is a bright yellow.
Light: Full sun
Water: Keep evenly watered, especially during the growing season
Environment: This tree prefers good air circulation to maintain healthy leaves. Keep them evenly watered; surplus humidity is a perk. This fast grower will like to be replanted into a larger container in proportion to its size.
Toxicity: Reported to be toxic. Leaves can cause irritation for those with sensitive skin.
Habit / Size: Tree form with a single main trunk growth habit. Can grow to 20–100’ high in its native climate.
- Native to Queensland and New South Wales where it grows in subtropical rainforest, dry rainforest and wet forests.
- Will produce flowers in its native setting but this is a rare occurrence as a houseplant.
*When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting.