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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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CESTRUM parqui

Commonly known as Willow-leaved jessamine

Greenish-yellow, night scented
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - linear-lance-shaped to elliptic mid-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Yellow - greenish yellow
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright habit. Flowers are tubular, 2.5cm (1in) long, with star-shaped mouths, produced in large terminal and axillary clusters to 13cm (5in) across. Flowers are followed by violet-brown berries.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none.
  • Place of origin - Chile.
  • Flower Shape - Tubular -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Lanceolate
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - night-scented.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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