CHITALPA tashkentensis

Very rare deciduous shrub. Panicles of long upright purplish-white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 15cm (6in) long, finely downy beneath.
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • White
    Puplish white
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous large shrub or small tree. Flowers in upright panicles to 15cm (6in) long. Flowers are bell-shaped, frilly and have blotched and veined throats.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

CHITALPA tashkentensis

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Requires a warm, dry summer for best flowering.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Laboratory origin. Uzbekistan Academy of Science, Tashkent. 1960s.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
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Chitalpa - Growing Guide
8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CHITALPA tashkentensis

CHITALPA tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'

CHITALPA tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'

a lower growing form with pale purplish-pink flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£20.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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