LAURELIOPSIS philippiana

Commonly known as Tepa

Handsome evergreen tree from Chile with a semi-weeping habit. Highly aromatic leathery leaves. Small green flowers in late spring. Perfectly hardy if grown in a sheltered wooded glade
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Toothed, glossy, mid green leaves to 5cm (2in) long,
  • Green
  • Height
    20m (65ft)
  • Spread
    15m (49ft)
  • Tree
  • 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
    Dappled shade

LAURELIOPSIS philippiana

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£55.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Place of origin
    Chile
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
20m (65ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

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