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AZARA uruguayensis

Small yellow flowers in drooping spikes. Long leaves and bronze new growth
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Yellow
  • Height - 1.5 - 3.5m (5-12ft)
  • Spread - 1.5 - 3.5m (5-12ft)
  • Tall Shrub - produces prominent powder-puff flowers
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - 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 flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Azara - Growing Guide
1.5 - 3.5m (5-12ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5 - 3.5m (5-12ft)
 

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