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RHODOTYPOS scandens

Commonly known as Black jetbead, White Jew's mallow

Somewhat similar to a rubus in its leaf form this branching shrub has white 'dog rose' like flowers and shining black fruits
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  • Deciduous - oval, tapered, sharply-toothed, deeply-veined, mid-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - arching shoots. Produces 4-petalled flowers 4cm (1½in) across singly from the shoot tips, followed by spherical black berries.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - prefers full sun.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - good for a woodland garden.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - China.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Pruning group 2 - Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile.
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Rhodotypos - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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