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GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'
Commonly known as: Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush.
Male form with extra long catkins
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- Good to know - named after the Director of Tilden Botanic Gardens, Berkley, California.
- 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 - 4m (12ft)
- Spread - 4m (12ft)
- Evergreen - dark, sea-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
- Tall Shrub - dense, upright shrub or small tree. Dense clusters of silver-grey catkins to 20cm (8in) or more.
- Full Sun - shelter from cold winds in frosty areas
- Partial Shade
- fertile well drained soil
- Broadly columnar
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