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Commonly known as Sierra laurel

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - or semi-evergreen shrubs.
  • Full shade - will tolerate deep shade.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for their variably shaped leaves and cylindrical to urn-shaped flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Himalayas, eastern Asia, Americas, Madagascar.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
Leucothoe - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LEUCOTHOE

LEUCOTHOE fontanesiana 'Rainbow'

LEUCOTHOE fontanesiana 'Rainbow'  >

Commonly known as: Highland doghobble.
Bright green foliage mottled yellow red & pink
£15.00 each

LEUCOTHOE fontanesiana 'Scarletta'  AWARD

LEUCOTHOE fontanesiana 'Scarletta'  >

Commonly known as: Highland doghobble.
More dwarf growing than 'Rainbow' with smaller green leaves which are brilliant red when immature
£15.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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