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EMBOTHRIUM

Commonly known as Chilean fire bush

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Can be trained in to a decorative arch.

Genus of 8 species of evergreen trees and shrubs from forest in the central and southern Andes of South America.

In the protea family so avoid phosphates. Grow in poor soil and enjoy the fiery flowers in summer.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - oblong to lance-shaped mid- to deep-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long
  • Orange
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree - upright, freely-branching, suckering tree or shrub. Flowers are 3-4.5cm (1¼-1¾in) long and are carried in dense racemes to 10cm (4in) long.
  • 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)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - an introduction from the 1840s by Cornish plant hunter William Lobb (1809-1864).
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites in greenhouse possibly.
  • Place of origin - southern Chile.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Tubular -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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EMBOTHRIUM coccineum lanceolatum

EMBOTHRIUM coccineum lanceolatum  >


Commonly known as: Chilean fire bush.
Hardiest form of the Chilean fire tree with scarlet flowers. A difficult plant to establish so expect some losses, but vigorous and easy when it gets going. Dislikes fertiliser
£30.00 each
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