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GARRYA elliptica

Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush

Long grey-green catkins (male)

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GARRYA elliptica

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  • Good to know - introduced into UK by David Douglas in 1828.
  • Pests & Diseases - fungal leaf spot.
  • Place of Origin - western USA.
  • 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 and Spread - 4m (12ft)
  • Evergreen - oblong-elliptic, wavy-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long, glossy, grey-green to matt, dark-green.
  • Tall Shrub - dense upright shrub or small tree. Pendent, grey-green catkins, the males 15-20cm (6-8in) long from midwinter to early spring.
  • Full Sun - shelter from cold winds in frosty areas.
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil
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Buy Varieties of GARRYA elliptica

GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'  AWARD

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Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush
Male form with extra long catkins
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
£16.50 each

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