- Go Shopping
- Browse our plants A-Z
- Rare Plant List
- Flowering & Top Sellers December 2016
- Winter Clearance Sale
- Winter Interest Sale
- All offers and promotions
- Save £15.50 on 1 gift wrapped Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' delivered for £65.00, offer available without gift wrap
- Save £5 on a gift wrapped Jasminum polyanthum delivered for £29.00, offer available without gift wrap
- Save £6 on a giftwrapped small Edgeworthia chrysantha delivered for £29.50, offer available without giftwrap
- Buy Christmas Rose and save £5.50 inc gift wrap and c&p for £23.50, further savings on more plants see offer for details.
Available without giftwrap
- Save £5 on gift wrapped Gardenia jasminoides delivered for £29.50, offer available without giftwrap
- Any medium sized Camellia with gift wrap and carriage/packing for £29.00 saving £8.00, available without gift wrap and further savings on more plants see offer for details.
- 100 daffodil bulbs for £21 saving £5.00
- Shop by category
- Shop by plant type
- Flowering by Month
- New plants in 2016
- Burncoose Website Gift Vouchers
- National Garden Tokens
- Customer Services and Information
- News and Events
- Help and Advice
- Catalogue Request
- Professional Gardeners
- About Us
- Log In / Register
History: Home >
Chinese tupelo, Sour gum
Information - click to hide
- Pests & Diseases - none.
- Place of Origin - central China.
- 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 - 10m (30ft)
- Deciduous - oblong to elliptic slenderly tapered leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
- Tree - sometimes with several stems.
- Full Sun - shelter from cold, dry wind
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Neutral to acid soil
- Broadly conical
A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
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
Rootgrow - Small - 75g
(75 gram sachet - c&p inc) £3.00
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
Other Suggested Plants
Available from £22.50
ACER palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
Blood-leaf Japanese maple
Available from £17.50
Sugar maple, Rock maple, Hard maple
Available from £27.50
AMELANCHIER x grandiflora 'Robin Hill'
Juneberry, Shadbush, Service berry
Available from £24.00