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PSEUDOPANAX ferox

Commonly known as Toothed lancewood

Similar to P. crassifolius but with smaller hooked leaves grey-green when immature
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  • Evergreen - young plants produce pendent, narrow, linear, sharply pointed, coarsely and jaggedly toothed dark bronze-green leaves to 45cm (18in) long.
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright growing, later developing a small, rounded head with spreading, linear, dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long. Produces green flowers in umbels to 10cm (4in) across, followed on pollinated female plants by small, ovoid, black fruit.
  • 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Exotic plants
  • Good to know - grown for its dramatic juvenile form.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - shelter from cold, drying winds.
Pseudopanax - Growing Guide
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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