Dodonaea lobulata
Lobed Leaf Hop Bush

Uses: As a wind-break or screen in rocky locations, parks and reserves.
Decorative red and green coloured fruits.
Tolerant of coastal locations.
Requires well-drained soils. Responds to pruning.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:NW: North Western   
:NU: Nullarbor   
:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:EA: Eastern   
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1-3m
  • Spread 1-2m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Sapindaceae
  • Botanical Name Dodonaea lobulata
  • Common Name Lobed Leaf Hop Bush
  • Origin SA, Vic, NSW,
  • Habit Upright, Spreading
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains
  • Soil Texture Gravel, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flowering Time Winter
  • Flower Type Insignificant
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region