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Commonly known as Japanese snowbell
Pendulous bell-like white flowers in profusion. A most attractive summer-flowering tree
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Deciduous - oblong, glossy, mid- to dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long turning yellow or red in autumn
White - sometimes tinged pink
Height - 10m (30ft)
Spread - 8m (25ft)
Tree - spreading tree. Produces bell-shaped flowers 1.5cm (½in) long, singly or in clusters of 3-6 along the undersides of the branches.
Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Additional Features - Ornamental bark
Place of origin - China, Korea, Japan
Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
Neutral to acid soil
Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5