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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Genus of 68 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees found in tropical and subtropical regions, but primarily in Australia, where they grow in dry, open forest, thickets and scrub.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and small trees.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - - if growing in greenhouse use loam based compost - full light
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for the foliage. Leaves are dotted with glands and are scattered along the stems.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites in greenhouse conditions.
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Dodonea - Growing Guide

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DODONEA viscosa 'Purpurea'

DODONEA viscosa 'Purpurea'  >

Commonly known as: Hop bush.
Oblong crinkled leaves with a purplish appearance
£15.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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