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HOLBOELLIA latifolia

Fragrant flowers in March. The female flowers are purplish and the male greenish-white. Edible sausage-shaped fruit pods in autumn
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long composed of 3-7 oblong leaflets.
  • Green - greenish white in male flowers
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - flowers are produced in racemes to 12cm (5in) across and are sometimes followed by red to purple fruits to 10cm (4in) long.
  • 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 - will not tolerate cold, drying winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Himalayas.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus- rich.
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