Hernandia bivalvis
GREASE NUT, QUEENSLAND JACK-IN-A-BOX
Hernandiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
12m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Flowers: white

Leaves: glossy; mid green; light green new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: green-orange

Edibility: edible seeds
 
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Hernandia bivalvis
GREASE NUT, QUEENSLAND JACK-IN-A-BOX
Hernandiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
12m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Leaves: glossy; mid green; light green new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: green-orange

Edibility: edible seeds


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & coastal designs

Uses: shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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