STEPHANANDRA tanakae

An elegant arching shrub which is larger than S. incisa
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STEPHANANDRA tanakae

 
  • Deciduous
    Broadly ovate, 3- to 5-lobed, sharply-toothed, mid-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long which turn orange and yellow in autumn.
  • White
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Thicket-forming shrub with arching, orange-brown shoots. Produces flowers in panicles to10cm (4in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    Japan
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Incised see photos above
  • Lobed
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Stephanandra - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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