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Commonly known as Whitey wood
Long aromatic glossy leaves and white flowers. Prefers a damp habitat
Evergreen - 3-palmate leaves to 7cm (3in) long with 3 narrowly oval leaflets.
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) -
Is Scented Plant - Scented foliage - aromatic when crushed.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Neutral to acid soil
Tree Shape - Broadly columnar
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Shrubs - Care Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00