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We are pleased to say that the nursery and gardens are open to visitors. We are also still offering click and collect orders from the website. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes.

x SYCOPARROTIA semidecidua

Glossy dark green leaves with yellow autumn colour. Bright red flowers with brown bracts when only hamamelis and parrotias are also in flower. A cross between sycopsis and parrotia which makes a fine if unusual addition to an early spring garden
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  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - oblong-elliptic, glossy, dark green leaves to 8cm (3in) long, some turning yellow in autumn
  • Brown or black - brown bracts
  • Red - bright red flowers
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading shrub
  • 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 sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - hybrid between Parrotia persica and Sycopsis sinensis
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Sycoparrotia - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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x SYCOPARROTIA semidecidua 'Purple Haze'

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Small yellow/orange flowers open from chocolate-brown buds. Reddish-purple tinted new growth. Good autumn colour
£30.00 each
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