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CRINODENDRON hookerianum

Commonly known as Chilean lantern tree



(Syn. Tricuspidaria lanceolata) - crimson lanterns borne in profusion
Seeds £5.00 per packet
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only

  • Good to know - an 1848 introduction by Cornish plant hunter William Lobb (1809-1864)
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - Chile.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 5m (15ft)
  • Evergreen - narrowly oblong, pointed, toothed, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Tall Shrub - stiffly-branched shrub with upright shoots. Lantern- or urn-shaped, fleshy-petalled flowers 2-2.5cm (¾-1in) long.
  • Full Sun - if in full sun roots need to be shaded and cool.
  • Partial Shade - preferably.
  • Acid Loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Rounded to broadly columnar
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Tall Shrub Average Person
  5m (15ft)
 

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CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'

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Commonly known as: Chilean lantern tree.
A striking new introduction with longer leaves and attractive pink lantern flowers
£16.00 each
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