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SKIMMIA japonica 'Rubella'

(Male) - red buds opening white. Foliage also reddish
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SKIMMIA japonica 'Rubella'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Evergreen
    Leaves to 10cm (4in) long with red margins
  • White
    Red buds opening white
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (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
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate see photos above
  • Obovate
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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