Silver Oak, Silk Oak, Grevillea Robusta - Plant

Architectural branches and trunk, tropical look, spectacular blooming show
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About Silver Oak

Reaching a height of 75 feet or more with a 25-foot spread. The crown is conical and symmetrical. Its flowers are golden-orange bottle brush-like blooms. A great quantity of leaves fall in the spring immediately preceding the emergence of new growth and leaves also fall sporadically throughout the year.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height20 inch (51 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Grevillea, Silk Oak, Silver oak
Maximum Reachable Height 75 feet
Flower Colour Golden orange
Bloom Time May-June.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • The Silver Oak tree is surprisingly, one of the fastest growing trees found in the world, having a life span of 40-45 years on an average.

    Silver Oak care

    The beautiful Silver Oak tree is native to the Eastern coasts of Australia. It is exotic to the Western Ghats, where it is nevertheless found, particularly in Coorg. It grows in warm humid to warm sub-humid climatic zones. While it occurs naturally along riverbanks and will survive short periods of flooding by moving water.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained free soil
    Temperature G. robusta can survive temperatures down to -8 degrees C with little or no damage.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Silver Oak special feature

    These avenues, interestingly, are also considered to resemble Switzerland, being full of fog early in the morning, without the chocolates available of course!

    Silver Oak uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • folkloric

    Culinary Use:

    • robusta is a common element in agroforestry and forestry applications
    • The dense, brilliant golden-yellow or orange flower heads, attractive silver, fern-like leaves and symmetrical crown encourage widespread use of the species as an ornamental

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Grevillea olivacea?

    1. To plant Grevillea olivacea in a pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in the current pot, plant it in the field. If you are planting purchased plants directly in ground follow the below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-October).

    Where to plant Grevillea?

    You can plant Grevillea outdoor where it will get 4-6 hrs of bright sunlight is available.

    When to plant Grevillea?

    You can plant Grevillea in the spring(February-March) season.

    How to plant Grevillea seeds?

    To grow plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot having a 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1-2 inches in the soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a two weeks. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to prune a Grevillea plant?

    Consider the following points to prune a Grevillea plant 1. Grevilleas respond well to a tip prune so regular tip pruning can be carried out. 2. Cut around 5 to 10 cm of newer growth from the tip does this every 3 months. 3. Prune dead, yellow and dried part of a plant. 4. Older Grevilleas may require a hard prune.



    Reviews

    Monday, 27 July 2020

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    vani khanna

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

    Janavi

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    Sruti Reddy
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