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CRINODENDRON patagua

Commonly known as Lily of the valley tree

(Syn. Tricuspidaria dependens) - stiff growth with pure white lanterns and rounded leaves
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.50 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Evergreen - glossy, dark-green leaves to 7cm (3in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous, upright shrub
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - if in full sun roots needs to be shaded and cool.
  • Partial shade - preferably.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - used for honey production. Introduced to UK in 1901
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - bell-shaped flowers 2.5cm (1in) long with fringed petals
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Ovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Crinodendron - Growing Guide
8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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