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Silver Oak, Silk Oak, Grevillea Robusta - Plant

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Flower is the most beautiful thing in the world. Give tropical look to your outdoor garden with this spectacular blooming Silver Oak Plant.

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About Silver Oak

Grevillea robusta (Silky Oak) is an evergreen tree. Its flowers are yellow-orange bottle brush-like blooms.Silk-Oak is pyramidal to oval in shape, eventually developing a few heavy horizontal limbs and a thick trunk.

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

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering Medium
    Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Temperature G. robusta can survive temperatures down to -8 degrees C with little or no damage.
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Silver Oak uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose and makes a beautiful avenue tree
    • robusta is a common element in agro-forestry and forestry applications

    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.

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