SPARRMANNIA africana 'Flore Pleno'

Commonly known as African hemp, Rumslind tree

Vigorous tall branching shrub with clusters of double white flowers
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SPARRMANNIA africana 'Flore Pleno'

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£15.00 each 
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plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • Evergreen
    Broadly oval to rounded, hairy, light-green leaves to 21cm (8in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    3-6m (10-20ft)
  • Spread
    2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small, upright tree. Umbels of up to 20 cup-shaped flowers.
  • 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
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - whitefly and red spider mite under glass.
  • Place of origin
    South Africa.
  • Flower Shape
    Double Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Palmate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Sparrmannia - Growing Guide
3-6m (10-20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-4m (6½-13ft)
 

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