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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Alba'

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Hardy variety sometimes used as a low hedge. White flowers tinged with mauve
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • Deciduous - to semi evergreen in warmer climates. Ovate-elliptic, scalloped to toothed leaves 1.5-6cm (½-2½in) long.
  • White - tinged mauve
  • Height - 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Spread - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging - suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - erect shrub. Small flowers are feely produced. Red, oblong-shaped fruit
  • 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - will grow to 3m (10ft) in milder areas. Can be used as a hedge in milder areas
  • Pests & Diseases - whiteflies, capsid bugs, aphids, vine weevil, red spider mites, grey mould, rust.
  • Place of origin - Chile, Argentina.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2-3m (6½-10ft)
 

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