Geijera parviflora. wilga

Family Rutaceae
Description Small spreading tree with a dense, neat crown of weeping leaves. Foliage pleasantly aromatic.
Flowering Time late spring-early summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Grassy woodland communities
Soil Types Generally on heavier soils
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values A major structural component in many habitats. Fruits attract birds.
Amenity / Ornamental Values An superb ornamental tree for dry climates. Elegant and reliable. Looks green and lush even during drought. Used more in drier parts of the US than in Australia.
Other Values Excellent fodder and shade tree for stock especially sheep. Tolerates heavy pruning.
Water Deficit very high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Average no. Seeds per Gram 50
Viability Period Not known. Reputed to be short lived (i.e. one year) but good viability has been reported after 3 years storage at room temperature
Dormancy chemical
Treatment Immersion in hot water (100 degrees) until water cool
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-20
Direct Seeding germination may be slow if seeds untreated