EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

Commonly known as Brush bush, Leatherwood

A rare new form with yellow edging to the leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oblong-lance-shaped leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Columnar tree
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Ensure roots are shaded. Shelter from cold drying winds.

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£18.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Australia (Tasmania)
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped
    To 5cm (2in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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