PSEUDOPANAX arboreus

Commonly known as New Zealand five finger

(Neopanax arboreus) - large toothed dark green leaves with 5 to 7 leaflets. White scented flowers from purple buds in winter. Evergreen tree to 6m
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PSEUDOPANAX arboreus

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£16.50 each 
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Any 3+ £14.00 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Evergreen
    Glossy, deep green, long-stalked leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • White
  • Height
    3m-6m (10ft-20ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m-5m (8ft-15ft)
  • Tree
    Or, sometimes, large shrub. Produces small flowers in umbels to 20cm (8in) across followed by black-purple fruit 6mm (¼in) 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
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
  • Exotic plants
  • Good to know
    syn. Neopanax arboreum
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Palmate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate see photos above
  • 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 well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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3m-6m (10ft-20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m-5m (8ft-15ft)
 

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