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
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their habit, foliage and flowers. Wildlife plant - late-flowerer - bees.
    Place of origin
    Chile, southeastern Australia.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly

Buy Varieties of EUCRYPHIA

EUCRYPHIA cordifolia

EUCRYPHIA cordifolia

Brush bush, Ulmo

broad columnar tree with wavy-edged leaves and smallish white flowers

 
£21.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
EUCRYPHIA x hillieri 'Winton'

EUCRYPHIA x hillieri 'Winton'

Brush bush, Nirrhe

white cup-shaped flowers. Leaves divided into leaflets.

 
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£22.50  
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EUCRYPHIA x intermedia 'Rostrevor'

EUCRYPHIA x intermedia 'Rostrevor'

Brush bush

deep green fine foliage, flowers white

 
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£19.50 each 
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EUCRYPHIA lucida

EUCRYPHIA lucida

Brush bush, Leatherwood

white flowers to 4cm. Fragrant

 
£18.50 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

flowers are pale pink inside with darker pink edges and crimson stamens

 
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EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

Brush bush, Leatherwood

greyish foliage, creamy-white flowers

 
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EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

a rare new form with yellow edging to the leaves

 
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£25.00 each 
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EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

pink flowers with crimson centre

 
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£21.00 each 
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EUCRYPHIA milliganii

EUCRYPHIA milliganii

Brush bush, Mountain leatherwood

free flowering with cup-shaped white flowers. Neat shining dark green leaves. Very hardy and miniature growing at first

 
£21.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
EUCRYPHIA moorei

EUCRYPHIA moorei

Brush bush, Eastern leatherwood, Pinkwood, Plumwood

a rare species with attractive pinnate leaves. Profuse flowers which are smaller than those of E. glutinosa

 
£25.00 each 
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EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymansay'

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymansay'

Brush bush

excellent form

 
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£20.00 each 
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EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymans Silver'

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymans Silver'

Brush bush

creamy white margins to the leaves in this scarce and attractive form

 
£22.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

Useful extras...

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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.
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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
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Afterplant - Tomatoes
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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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