GRISELINIA littoralis 'Bantry Bay'

Commonly known as Broadleaf

Bright green leaves with cream central markings
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Broadly ovate to ovate-oblong, leathery leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Height
    To 8m (25ft)
  • Spread
    To 5m (15ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if given some protection from direct sea-winds
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, dense, upright shrub or, in milder areas, a small 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
    Shelter from cold, drying winds

GRISELINIA littoralis 'Bantry Bay'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Makes an ideal windbreak in mild, coastal areas. Reversions should be cut out.
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Garinish Island, western Cork, Ireland. Discovered by Head gardener Murdo Mackenzie (1896-1983)
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
to 8m (25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 5m (15ft)
 

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