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EvergreenLeaves 10-18 cm (4-7in) long.
HeightTo 6m (20ft)
Spread3m (10ft) or more.
Tall ShrubOr small tree, columnar when young, spreading with age.
Hardy - average winterHardy 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 sunShelter from cold winds.
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesPossibly scale insects under glass.Place of originTaiwan, China, Korea, Japan.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
(see photos above)
(see photos above)Oblong (see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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 PlantsScented foliage
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Tree ShapeBroadly conical
to 6m (20ft)
3m (10ft) or more.