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SKIMMIA japonica 'Rubella'

(Male) - red buds opening white. Foliage also reddish
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - leaves to 10cm (4in) long with red margins
  • White - red buds opening white
  • Height - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Spread - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - compact male clone to plant with your females. Attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects
  • Place of origin - China, Japan, eastern Asia
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Skimmia - Growing Guide
1-1.5m (3-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1-1.5m (3-5ft)
 

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