Thursday 18th December, last date for orders for Christmas

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AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - to ensure pollination grow 2 plants of the same species (not the same clone)
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    Pests & Diseases - none.

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    Place of Origin - China, Korea, Japan.

  • Scented Plant: Scented flowers - spicily fragrant.

Delivery Information

Delivery Information

Thursday 18th December is the last day for ordering with guaranteed delivery before Christmas.

No despatches between 19th December - 5th January.

Regretfully we are not currently exporting any more orders out of the UK until the end of January 2015, or later, depending on the weather.

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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Unusual delicate creamy-white flowered variety which makes a pleasant contrast to the more common dark form

Hardiness Rating

Fully hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 10m (30ft)

Plant Type

Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if growns on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and self-clinging - twining climber. Produces flowers in pendent racemes to 12cm (4in) long in spring, possibly followed by fruit to 10cm (4in) long.
Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - rounded leaves 4-8cm (1½-3in) long, composed of usually 5 oblong to obovate, entire leaflets, notched at the tips. Leaves, dark green above and blue-green beneath take on a purple tint in winter.

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Conditions

Fertile moist well-drained soil

Flowers In

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Buy AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
£17.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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