Bursaria spinosa

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The Bursaria spinose produce small white flowers, that are sweetly perfumed through Summer, making this shrub a lovely feature plant. Its hardiness makes it a good choice for garden and landscape use. Low maintaining and fast-growing and also attracts wildlife. Native to the East Coast, the form in the wild varies depending on habitat – ranging from a large shrub to a small tree.
Common Name/s :  Sweet Bursaria
Family : Pittosporaceae
Origin : Australia, Native to the east coast
Habit : Dense foliage, spreading
Height : Up to 1.5 – 4.0m in height
Width : Up to 1.5 – 3.0m in width
Growth Rate : Fast Growing
Foliage : The leaves are elongated oval shape 20 – 45mm long and up to 12mm wide, green above and a hairy at the bottom
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : It is dense branching clusters of flowers and in Summer blooms an abundance of small white flowers that are sweetly perfumed during this time.
Flowers colours : White and Cream
Fruit : Not known to have any fruits, however seeds will produced
Position : Suitable in a sunny to light shaded positions; they resist light and occasional frosts.
Common Pest And Diseases : Some minor limitations to cultivating this plant are the possibility of scale insect infestation and that the species has the potential to become invasive in moist areas
Soil Type : Suitable in dry and well drained soils. Water regularly, wait until the soils is dry to water again until well established
Care And Maintenance : It doesn’t require much care of maintenance, it is hardy and easy to grow.
Available Pot Size/s : 50mm

Additional information

Flowers colours

White and Cream

Plant Type

Evergreen Shrub, Large Shrub, Native, Small Tree


Full Sun, Full Sun to Part Shade, Part Shade

Pot Size