PHILLYREA latifolia

Commonly known as Jasmine box

Scented yellow-green flowers followed by black fruits in the autumn
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oval, glossy, dark green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Yellow
    Yellow green
  • Height
    9m (30ft)
  • Spread
    9m (30ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, rounded shrub or small tree with inconspicuous, but fragrant, flowers in cymes 1cm (½in) across followed by berries 5mm (¼in) across
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, dry winds

PHILLYREA latifolia

 
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  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies
    Place of origin
    Mediterranean, southwestern Asia
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (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
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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9m (30ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  9m (30ft)
 

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