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EHRETIA anacua



Commonly known as: Knockaway, Sandpaper tree.


A Mexican and US species with reddish-brown to grey bark which peels. The leaves have a remarkably rough texture. Abundant white flowers which make the tree seem as if it is covered in snow

Small £15.00 each
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Pot size: 2 or 3 Litre
Delivery Information
Available from autumn 2017 - This plant should come back into stock sometime in the autumn.

Mature Size

5m (16ft) tree Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - Mexico, southern Texas.
  • 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 - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - replaces some leaves in spring.Elliptic to oblong dark green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Tree - often produces suckers or multiple trunks.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile. Shelter from cold, drying winds.
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
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