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CALYCANTHUS chinensis

Large magnolia-like flowers white on the outside and yellowish inside with maroon markings at the base. Very rare
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £30.00 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Deciduous - broadly elliptic to obovate, sharply pointed glossy, mid-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • Bicolor
  • White - white outside
  • Yellow - yellowish inside with maroon
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading shrub. Produces flowers singly, close to the shoot tips.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shade from hot midday sun. Shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - attractive to insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - eastern China
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - to 7cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
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Calycanthus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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