Macadamia tetraphylla

Excellent Australian nut, able to grow in coastal Mediterranean to Tropical climates. Ornamental deep green leaves with serrated margins. Flushes of juvenile foliage are yellow, red or maroon for a while. An expensive, sought after healthy nut.

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Excellent Australian nut, able to grow in coastal Mediterranean to Tropical climates. The deep green leaves of Macadamia tetraphylla are quite ornamental with serrated margins. Trees are evergreen, compact and can be kept low with proper pruning. Flushes of juvenile foliage are yellow, red or maroon for a while.

The expensive, sought after nuts are a real delicacy, ripen before Christmas. Macadamia nuts are the only edible crop in the Proteaceae family and also the first modern Australian native food crop.  Macadamia nuts contain approximately 86% of monounsaturated fatty acids, known to reduce cholesterol in the blood.

It grows in coastal Meditarranean climates, subtropical climates and tropical climates.

We ship a big size plant in a pot of 25 cm.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Oceania
Presentation Potted Plant
Botanical family Proteaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 10 ºC
Flowering Season Spring
Plant type Woody
Color Brown
Color Green
Care Pot
Shape Trees