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AUCUBA omeiensis

Commonly known as Chinese laurel

Large multi-stemmed shrub with pale green serrated leaves

£16.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
  • Evergreen - elliptic to broadly elliptic, leathery, coarsely toothed leaves to 25cm (10in) long, deep green above and light green beneath.
  • Height - 4m (14ft)
  • Spread - 4m (14ft)
  • Tall Shrub - stout, smooth green stems. Produces small, 4-petalled flowers in loose panicles to 13cm (5in) long. male flowers are green, yellow or purplish red; female are yellowish and are carried on shorter panicles. Fruits are cylindrical, to 2cm (¾in) long, and ripen to dark red in the following winter
  • 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 shade
  • Partial shade - protect from cold, drying winds
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - syn. A. chinensis var. chinensis
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - western China (Sichuan)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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