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Macadamia integrifolia

Macadamia is a plant which belongs to the Macadamia genus. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Antique white. It has an Evergreen lifecycle, which is defined as a plant that keeps its leaves throughout the year. Macadamia normally grows to a tree habit.

Australia is believed to be where Macadamia originates from.

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How to grow Macadamia

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 10 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

See our list of companion Plants for Macadamia to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Macadamia from seed

Transplanting Macadamia

Common Macadamia problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Macadamia plants:

Macadamia Etymology

In 1857 a German-Australian botanist Ferdinand von Mueller called the genus the scientific name Macadamia – after a friend Dr. John Macadam, who was a scientist and the secretary to the Philosophical Institute of Australia at the time.

Other names for Macadamia

Queensland nut, Bush nut, Maroochi nut, Bauple nut, Gyndl, Jindilli, Boombera

Macadamia integrifolia Maiden & Betche

Macadamia care instructions

How long does Macadamia take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Macadamia

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