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AZARA microphylla

Small dainty leaves with vanilla-scented yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Small, sometimes toothed, very dark green leaves to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright shrub or small tree. Produces tiny, greenish yellow flowers, in clusters, to 1cm (½in) across.
  • 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)
  • Against a wall
    Makes a good wall shrub.
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

AZARA microphylla

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Attractive to bees.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    South America (Chile and Argentina).
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Azara - Growing Guide
10m (33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Buy Varieties of AZARA microphylla

AZARA microphylla 'Variegata'

AZARA microphylla 'Variegata'

variegated form

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£17.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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