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EUCRYPHIA

Commonly known as Brush bush

Genus of 7 mainly evergreen trees and shrubs from moist woodland in Chile and Australia.

Like their roots shaded and crown in full sun.

Produces a distinctively flavoured honey. Leatherwood honey from E. lucida in Tasmania and Ulmo fron E. glutinosa in Chile.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - trees and shrubs.
  • Full sun - ensure roots are shaded. Shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for their habit, foliage and flowers. Wildlife plant - late-flowerer - bees.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Chile, southeastern Australia.
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly

Buy Varieties of EUCRYPHIA

EUCRYPHIA glutinosa   AWARD

EUCRYPHIA glutinosa  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Nirrhe.
Large deciduous shrub. Large white flowers with prominent stamens. Leaves turn orange-red in autumn. Hardiest of all the eucryphias
Large £50.00 each
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EUCRYPHIA x intermedia 'Rostrevor'   AWARD

EUCRYPHIA x intermedia 'Rostrevor'  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush.
Deep green fine foliage, flowers white
£17.50 each

EUCRYPHIA lucida

EUCRYPHIA lucida  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
White flowers to 4cm. Fragrant
£17.50 each

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'  AWARD

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
Flowers are pale pink inside with darker pink edges and crimson stamens
£17.50 each

EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
Greyish foliage, creamy-white flowers
£17.50 each

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
A rare new form with yellow edging to the leaves
£17.50 each

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
Pink flowers with crimson centre
£20.00 each

EUCRYPHIA milliganii

EUCRYPHIA milliganii  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Mountain leatherwood.
Slender upright habit and small cup-shaped white flowers in midsummer
£20.00 each

EUCRYPHIA moorei

EUCRYPHIA moorei  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush, Eastern leatherwood, Pinkwood, Plumwood.
A rare species with pinnate leaves and small white flowes
£30.00 each
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EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymansay'  AWARD

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymansay'  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush.
Excellent form
£17.50 each

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymans Silver'

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymans Silver'  >


Commonly known as: Brush bush.
Creamy white margins to the leaves in this scarce and attractive form
£20.00 each

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