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Genus of two species of deciduous shrubs from woodland in the Himalayas and western China.

Most ornamental plants are grown from Chinese seed which produces the characteristic blue seed pods.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - bold, alternate, pinnate leaves.
  • Tall Shrub - produces bell-shaped flowers without petals and unusual, bean-like, pendent fruits.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their bold foliage and unusual fruit.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Himalayas, western China.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Decaisnea - Growing Guide

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DECAISNEA fargesii

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Leaves tinged blue with yellowish green racemes of flowers followed by deep blue seed pods
£16.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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