EUCRYPHIA milliganii

Commonly known as Brush bush, Mountain leatherwood

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

 
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  • Evergreen
    glossy, dark-green leaves 1.5-2cm (¾in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Slender, upright shrub.
  • 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 - ultimate size in 10-20 years
  • Pests & Diseases
    none.
  • Place of origin
    Australia(Tasmania).
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped - shallowly cup-shaped 2cm (¾in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Pruning group 6 - Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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