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COTINUS coggygria 'Young Lady'

Commonly known as Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

Outstandingly large silky flowers with a tinge of pink in summer
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£14.50 each

 

  • Deciduous - oval, green, shiny leaves to 7cm (3in), becoming orange-tinted in autumn.
  • Height - 1.8m (5½ft)
  • Spread - 1.8m (5½ft)
  • Tall 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - susceptible to Verticillium wilt.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Netherlands.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • 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 - for larger leaves
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
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Cotinus - Growing Guide
1.8m (5½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.8m (5½ft)
 

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