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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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CORREA backhouseana

Commonly known as Australian fuchsia

Clusters of drooping greenish white or cream flowers
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  • Evergreen - oval, dark-green leaves 2-3cm (1in) long on rust-red twigs.
  • Green
  • White - greenish white
  • Height - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Spread - 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, spreading shrub. Produces flowers in small clusters
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - scale insects in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - Australia (Victoria, Tasmania).
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - to 2.5cm (1in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Correa - Growing Guide
1-2m (3-6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
 

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