Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Hakea sericea.
Shrubs are planted for the reclamation of arid land in Spain and Portugal.Plants are used for screening purposes in Australia.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Hakea sericea.
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This species is not very hardy in Britain, but it succeeds outdoors in S.W. England. Plants are hardy to about -7°c in Australian gardens but this cannot be translated directly to British gardens due to our cooler summers and longer, colder wetter winters. They grow well in a Mediterranean climate, with cool wet winters and hot dry summers. Some forms of this species are lower growing with a tendency to sucker. Sometimes confused with H. lissosperma, some plants grown as H. acicularis are H. lissosperma. A good bee plant.Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Hakea sericea. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Hakea sericea.
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