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ILLICIUM anisatum

Commonly known as Japanese anise

Dark glossy green leaves and pungent creamy star-shaped yellowish-green flowers in APR-MAY
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£16.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - oval to lance-shaped, blunt-tipped leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Cream
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across.
  • 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 - shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - used as incense in Japan.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China, Japan, Taiwan.
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.
  • Tree Shape - Conical
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Illicium Growing Guide
8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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