Beaumont macadamia nut tree for sale – Easy plant to grow, with edible nuts, mostly grown for the nuts but it has ornamental leaves and can be used as evergreen shade tree, planting in early spring to summer, better to buy plant and ever better grafted tree or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Beaumont macadamia nut tree – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 9-11, water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – full sun, height: 3-12m, 10-40 feet.
Blooming in the spring in cone shaped flowers that appear in white, cream or pink color.
Nut edible and harvest from summer to autumn can be eaten raw, roasted or as a paste.
Alternative names: Macadamia, Macadamia nut, Queensland nut
Beaumont macadamia nut tree for sale – Seeds or plants
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Beaumont macadamia nut tree for sale – What need to know about Beaumont macadamia nut tree before buying? Needed to buy grafted tree of Beaumont macadamia nut?
Beaumont macadamia nut tree for sale
Beaumont macadamia nut tree for sale – need to know about Beaumont macadamia nut tree before buying that it’s slow growing tree, easy to grow, need frost free area, need special nut opener for this nuts, it’s 5-8 year to get nuts, have pink flowers, if can be trusted on the place that you buy that it’s the only Macadamia nuts in the area can buy not grafted tree.
Uses – Used for its oil for edible, cosmetic and health purposes. Beaumont macadamia oil is used in cosmetics as a massage base. It is a dry oil, the skin won’t be oily. Due to its excellent penetrating power it effectively prevents drying out of the skin. It is an excellent massage oil and it improves micro-circulation. It is used to prevent the appearance of stretch marks, to help the skin to heal and to protect the hair. Because it contains monounsaturated fatty acids, the “good fat”, macadamia nuts help prevent cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes.
Soil – Well-drained and rich soil with a pH from 5.5 to 6.5.
Temperature – The optimal temperature is between 15 and 25°C (55 to 77°F). The tree is not frost resistant.
Planting from seed – Place in the spring the seed in water for 48 hours. Place the seed in a flowerpot with a moistened soil in a sunny location. Water well. Take care to always maintain moisture. It can take few months to have a seedling.
Watering – Water young trees deeply. Water weekly well established trees.
Fertilizing – with ammonium sulfate to keep acidic soil
Harvesting – The nut grows in clusters. It will fall when it ripens. The husk need to be removed and then the nut dried in the sun during 10 days.