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Commonly known as Brush bush, Leatherwood

White flowers to 4cm. Fragrant
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£18.50 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - narrowly oblong to oblong-lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves to 5cm (2in) long, glaucous beneath.
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tree
  • 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 - site so that roots are shaded. Shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - Australia (Tasmania)
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - to 5cm (2in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)

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Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
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Commonly known as: Brush bush, Leatherwood.
Greyish foliage, creamy-white flowers
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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