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SKIMMIA japonica 'Fructu Albo'

('Wakehurst White') - dense clusters of white fruit and dwarf habit
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  • Evergreen
    Dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Dome-shaped or creeping shrub. Produces small flowers to 6mm (¼in) across, in dense panicles to 8cm (3in) long followed by berries on pollinated plants.
  • 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 shade
  • Partial shade

SKIMMIA japonica 'Fructu Albo'

Large £25.00  
  • Additional Features
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Attractive to insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects.
    Place of origin
    China, Japan, southeastern Asia
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Scented foliage
    Slightly aromatic
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)

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