Leucadendron floridum 'Pisa'

Leucadendron floridum ‘Pisa’

Leucadendron Pisa is a vigorous growing medium sized shrub that gets 6′ to 8′ tall. It has fine feathery silver foliage that twists along the length of the leaf. Produces yellow flowers in Spring and silver cones after flowering.

This is an important plant for me because it proves that I can grow and get it to bloom in our Oregon climate. All of the other Leucadendrons that have bloomed here had already set bud when purchased, but this one came from a cutting taken in 2019 and has been grown on from there.

Leucadendron floridum is native to Australia.

Cultivation Notes

Plant in full sun, in well-drained soil and avoid over fertilizing – don’t use fertilizer with phosphorus. Water moderately to occasionally. Can be pruned after flowering to keep smaller and more compact.

Propagation Notes

This was a cutting of a florists stem taken in 2019 and bloomed in April 2021

In Our Garden

Plant ID: P21116 / C1901

Found in Gondwana,

The Leucadendron closest to the stepping stone and the intersection of the main path and the road.

We acquired this plant from Golden Hawk Protea.

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Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Species: floridum

Variety: Pisa

Commonly known as: Conebush

Height: 5ft to 10ft

Spread: 3ft to 5ft

Growth Habit:
Evergreen
Flowering
Shrub
Sun Needs:
Full Sun
Soil Type:
Well-drained
Season of Interest:
Spring
Dormancy:
Summer
Zone:
Zn9b - down to 25F

Resistant to Deer.

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