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MICHELIA doltsopa

One of the most stunning and scented trees at Caerhays Castle gardens.
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - oval-oblong to lance-shaped leaves 8-18cm (3-7in) long, dark-green above, silky, grey-hairy beneath.
  • Cream
  • Height - 8-15m (26-49ft)
  • Spread - 5-10m (16-33ft)
  • Tree - small, sometimes shrubby, tree. Erect, bushy and pyramidal when young, spreading with age.
  • 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 strong, drying winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot
  • Place of origin - eastern Himalayas, Tibet, western and southwestern China.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Magnolias - larger gardens -
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped - - 7-10cm (3-4in) across.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
8-15m (26-49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5-10m (16-33ft)

Buy Varieties of MICHELIA doltsopa

MICHELIA doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'

MICHELIA doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'  >

Vigorous habit with heavily felted brown undersides to the leaves and plentiful creamy-white scented flowers
Medium £70.00  

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