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MICHELIA laevifolia

(syn. yunnanensis) - strongly fragrant white flowers from velvety buds
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £22.50 each

Large £55.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 5 Litre

 

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tall Shrub - densely leaved and twiggy. Flowers have 6-12 tepals from reddish brown buds.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong, drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - esrly flowering. Variable in size and habit
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, red spider mites under glass. Honey fungus, coral spot
  • Place of origin - China(Yunnan), Tibet.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Magnolias - larger gardens -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Michelia - Care Guide
10m (33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of MICHELIA laevifolia

MICHELIA laevifolia 'Summer Snowflake'

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Fragrant white flowers in profusion with purple anthers and velvety brown buds
£55.00 each
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