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Protea aurea

   (Family: Proteaceae)
English: Potberg sugarbush, long-bud sugarbush  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2 - 4m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water)
pH: acid
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower type
  Sugarbirds and Sunbirds
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf arrangement
Leaf texture Hairy
Bark / Stem type
  Leaf info EDIT
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in Autumn
  Seed info EDIT
  Sow seeds in autumn when the nights are cool and the days warm
Description EDIT
a shrub or small tree with a single trunk occurring in mountain fynbos, usually on cool, moist, southern slopes. Flowerheads are solitary and resemble a shuttlecock when open. Fruit is a densley hairy nut.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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