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DECAISNEA fargesii



Leaves tinged blue with yellowish green racemes of flowers followed by deep blue seed pods
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£19.00 each

  • Deciduous - pinnate leaves to 90cm (36in) long with 13-25 elliptic leaflets.
  • Green - yellowish green
  • Height - 5-6m (16-20ft)
  • Spread - 5-6m (16-20ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, sparsely-branched shrub with stout, hairless shoots. Produces flowers in pendent panicles to 45cm (18in) long. Fruit in cylindrical pods to 10cm (4in) long in autumn.
  • 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 - shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - collected by French missionary Père Paul Guillaume Farges in 1891. Named after Joseph Decaisne, Belgian botanist (1807-1882).
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - western China.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Decaisnea - Growing Guide
5-6m (16-20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5-6m (16-20ft)
 

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