Silver Hook

  • Scientific name: Grevillea robusta

 

  • Place of origin: Australia.
     
  • Description: Trees grow to 30 m. Bear long leaves with a silvery underside and bottle brush like golden yellow blooms.
     

 

  • Grow best: In bright sunlight, well-drained soil, not much watering required.
     

 

  • Use: Fruit used in curries, in Ayurveda and in polishing gold and other metals.