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UGNI molinae 'Butterball'

Commonly known as Chilean cranberry, Chilean guava

Buttery-yellow foliage with pinky-orange tips when young. Small pink flowers

£15.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each

  • Evergreen - elliptic to oval, glossy leaves to 3.5cm (1½in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright shrub. Nodding flowers to 1cm (½in) across followed by aromatic, edible berries.
  • 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 - shelter from cold winds in frosty areas
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold -
  • 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 flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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