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LYSICHITON americanus

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - allow plenty of room for the leaves to develop.
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    Pests & Diseases - none.

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    Place of Origin - western North America.

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    Toxicity: Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.

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    Toxicity: May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.

Delivery Information

Delivery Information

Now is our busy spring period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 10 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

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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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 - 1m (3ft)
Spread - in metres - 1.2m (4ft)

Plant Type

Herbaceous - marginal aquatic perennial which dies down in winter. Rosettes of oval, strongly-veined, glossy, leathery, mid- to dark-green leaves 50-120cm (20-48in) long. Spathes to 40cm (16in) long.

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Conditions

Wet or boggy soil - fertile and humus-rich. Margins of stream or pond.

Flowers In

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

Buy LYSICHITON americanus

Pot size: 1.5 or 2 Litre

£14.50 each
3+£11.66 each
 MULTIBUY SAVING 

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