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Macadamia Nut tree
Macadamia spp.

Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Could be M. integrifolia or M. tetraphylla. M. integrifolia is the species grown in Hawaii's orchards, M. tetraphylla is grown California as an ornamental. Both are members of the Proteaceae family which also includes protia and Banksia. There is a long wait between planting and fruiting--perhaps over 10 years in our area.

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