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- Good to know - M. acuminata x M. denudata. Syn. M. xbrooklynensis Elizabeth
- Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
- Place of Origin - Brooklyn Botanic Garden, USA. 1956. Evamarie Sperber. Named in 1978
- Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
- Height - in metres - 10m (30ft)
- Spread - in metres - 6m (20ft)
- Deciduous - obovate leaves to 20cm (8in) long, bronze when young, maturing to dark-green.
- Full Sun - shelter from strong winds.
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
- Neutral to acid soil
- Broadly conical
- Flower Colour - Yellow - primrose yellow, whiter inside, fading to cream before the leaves emerge.
- Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - to 15cm (6in) across.
Cup-shaped clear primrose-yellow flowers before and with the new leaves
Effective control of slugs and snails
(800g - Free c&p) £6.50
Empathy Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
(200g sachet - free c&p) £7.50
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
(1 ltr - free c&p) £7.50
Pack of 5 Tree Guards - protection from vermin and strimming.
(Pack of 5 guards) £5.00
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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