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EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

Commonly known as Brush bush, Leatherwood

A rare new form with yellow edging to the leaves
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£18.50 each

 

  • Evergreen - oblong-lance-shaped leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tree - columnar 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 - ensure roots are shaded. Shelter from cold drying winds.
  • 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 -
  • 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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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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