Macadamia Nut grow and care – tree of the genus Macadamia also known as Macadamia tetraphylla or Macademia, Macadamia Nut perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or dry tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves dark green wavy with serrated spiny edges, flower color is white and flowers grow in inflorescence
Nut color is white-cream, outer shell green that become brown cracked mostly when the nut ready to eat, nutshell is brown and very hard to crack
Macadamia Nut for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Macadamia Nut growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but recommend
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very hard to crake the nutshell, spiny leaf
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Macadamia Leaf Miner, caterpillar
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
just for design
Size of the plant?
3-12 m, 10-40 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
White flowers grow in inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Nuts harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Nuts pests or diseases:
Woodpecker, Hyacinth macaw
What can be done with big quantities of Macadamia Nut?
Eat raw, roasted
Work requirements on the nuts:
Crack the nutshell
How long does it take to bear nuts?