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EvergreenSmall, glossy, dark-green leaves.
Tall ShrubOr small tree
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 knowWildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesScale insects, leaf miners.Place of originNorthern Iran.
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
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilModerately fertile. Humus-rich
WildlifeBee friendlyBird friendlyButterfly friendly