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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

SKIMMIA japonica 'Kew White'

Slow growing female form with creamy-white berries
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  • Evergreen - oval to inversely lance-shaped dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dome-shaped to erect creeping shrub. Produces dense panicles of white flowers 6mm (¼in) across.
  • 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
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - requires male form such as 'Rubella' for berries
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 -
  • Scented foliage - slightly aromatic
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Skimmia - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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