Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Friday 25th September. We are now on our new servers! The online shop is available up and working and you can pay by paypal & credit cards through paypal. Thank you. Please Click here for latest ordering and Covid information. As per current government guidance, face masks are required when paying at the cashpoint.
 AWARD

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 -
  • 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
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Skimmia - Growing Guide
1-1.5m (3-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1-1.5m (3-5ft)
 

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.