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GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'
Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush
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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 and 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
Male form with extra long catkins
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00
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