PSEUDOPANAX laetus

Deep green leaves with prominent midribs. A most effective architectural plant giving a lush tropical effect
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    5- or 7-palmate leaves composed of long-stalked, leathery, dark-green leaflets to 30cm (12in) long.
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Rounded shrub with stout shoots. Produces greenish-purple flowers in compound umbels to 20cm (8in) in winter which develop into large clusters of purple-black fruit if pollinated
  • 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

PSEUDOPANAX laetus

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£18.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £15.00 each
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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Exotic plants
    Good to know
    Requires a male nearby for pollination for fruit
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    New Zealand (North Island)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
Pseudopanax - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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