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GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'

Commonly known as Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush

Male form with extra long catkins
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Dark, sea-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Green
    Grey-green
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, upright shrub or small tree. Dense clusters of silver-grey catkins to 20cm (8in) or more.
  • 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
    shelter from cold winds in frosty areas
  • Partial shade

GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Named after the Director of Tilden Botanic Gardens, Berkley, California.
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Western USA.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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