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DISANTHUS cercidifolius

Rare rounded multi-stemmed shrub with heart-shaped leaves which is grown primarily for its quite outstanding autumn colour. Leaves turn yellow, orange, red and finally purple in autumn
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DISANTHUS cercidifolius

 
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  • Deciduous
    glaucous, blue-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long with heart-shaped bases.
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Rounded shrub. Spidery, bright rose-red flowers 2cm (¾in) across in mid-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
    Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin
    China, Japan.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular see photos above
  • Ovate
  • 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 - slightly fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
    humus-rich
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Disanthus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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