PSEUDOWINTERA colorata 'Moulin Rouge'

Commonly known as New Zealand pepper tree

Deep red colouring on the foliage with splotches of deeper purple-red. Very hardy
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Broadly elliptic, leathery leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Height
    To 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    To 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Spreading, bushy shrub. Produces clusters of 2-5, or more, greenish yellow flowers 1cm (½in) across followed by spherical red berries maturing to black
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PSEUDOWINTERA colorata 'Moulin Rouge'

 
Not available until May 2024 -
£18.50 each 
Delivery Information Not available until May 2024
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    New Zealand.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Border
    Suitable for a sheltered border
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Red
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (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.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
    Aromatic leaves
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
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Pseudowintera - Growing Guide
to 1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  to 1.2m (4ft)
 

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