ACRADENIA frankliniae

Commonly known as Whitey wood

Long aromatic glossy leaves and white flowers. Prefers a damp habitat
Further Reading....

ACRADENIA frankliniae

 
  • Evergreen
    3-palmate leaves to 7cm (3in) long with 3 narrowly oval leaflets.
  • White
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree. Produces flowers in terminal corymbs to 5cm (2in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Partial shade
    Shelter from cold winds.
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin
    Australia (Tasmania)
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Trifoliate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage - aromatic when crushed.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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