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VIBURNUM tinus 'Purpureum'

Commonly known as Laurustinus

Young leaves tinged purple

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020

 

  • Evergreen - narrowly ovate to oblong leaves, dark bronze-purple when young, to 10cm (4in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - compact, bushy shrub. Produces small flowers in flattened, terminal cymes to 10cm (4in) 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - flowers over a long period in late winter and early spring. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, viburnum beetle, honey fungus, leaf spot
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Purple -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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