PSEUDOWINTERA colorata 'Red Leopard'

Commonly known as New Zealand pepper tree

Gold-green leaves heavily blotched with deep ruby-red
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PSEUDOWINTERA colorata 'Red Leopard'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£17.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022

 

  • Evergreen
    Broadly elliptic leathery leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Spreading, bushy shrub. produces clusters of 2-5, or more, greenish-yellow flowers 1cm (½in) across followed by spherical red berries maturing to black
  • 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
    Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Red
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Pruning group
    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 foliage - aromatic leaves
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Pseudowintera - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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