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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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