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Commonly known as Bee-bee tree, Korean evodia
Deciduousleaves to 40cm (16in) or more long, each with up to 11 elliptic, oval or lance-shaped, glossy, dark-green leaflets, turning yellow in autumn.
WhiteWith yellow anthers.
TreeSpreading tree. Flowers are produced in domed, terminal corymbs to 15cm (6in) across followed by dense clusters of spherical, red-brown to black fruit.
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
Additional FeaturesBerriesThese plants have berries.Good to knowNamed after British army surgeon and botanist William Freeman Daniell (1818-65). Wildlife plant - very attractive to bees and butterflies. Berries for birdsPests & DiseasesNonePlace of originSouthwestern China, Korea.
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(see photos above)Lanceolate (see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.
RHS group 1
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
Tree ShapeRounded to broadly spreading
WildlifeBee friendlyBird friendlyButterfly friendly
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