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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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  • Deciduous - oval to rounded, 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 -
  • 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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