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CLEYERA japonica 'Tricolor'
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- Pests & Diseases - red spider mite and mealy bugs if in greenhouse.
- Place of Origin - Japan, China, Korea.
- Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
- Height and Spread - 2m (6ft)
- Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub. Bowl-shaped flowers 1.5cm (½in) across appear singly, or in threes, from the leaf axils. Small, red berries sometimes, turning black in autumn.
- Full Sun - shelter from cold winds.
- Partial Shade
- Scented flowers
- Acid Loving
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
Young leaves tinged with pink maturing to green with creamy-white margins. Fragrant creamy-white flowers
Empathy Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
(200g sachet - free c&p) £7.50
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
(1 ltr - free c&p) £7.50
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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