HUODENDRON tibeticum

A tender plant with glossy lanceolate leaves and dainty hanging white flowers at the ends of branches in spring
Further Reading....

HUODENDRON tibeticum

 

 

  • Evergreen
    Wavy-edged leaves to 11cm (4½in) long with entire or toothed margins
  • White
  • Height
    4-5m (12-15ft)
  • Spread
    4-5m (12-15ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree. Terminal clusters, 8cm (3in) long, of 8-12 flowers
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - closely related to styrax
  • Ornamental bark
    peeling bark
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    China
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern - bell-shaped with petals 7mm (¼in) long
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Lanceolate
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
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Huodendron - Growing Guide
4-5m (12-15ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-5m (12-15ft)
 

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