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CORYLOPSIS sinensis 'Spring Purple'

Commonly known as Cowslip bush, Winter hazel

Attractive plum coloured new growth which is more pronounced in maturity
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Specimen £65.00  

  • Deciduous - oval to oblong leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous open to upright shrub.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn. C. sinensis var. sinensis 'Spring Purple'. Flowers appear before the leaf buds are fully open.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - pendent racemes to 8cm (3in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblong - 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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