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PROTEA Leucadendron 'Winter Red'

Deep pink-red and cream bracts. Leaves turn purple in winter

£20.00 each

 

  • Evergreen
  • Height - 90cm-1.2m (3-4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2-1.8m (4-6ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - multi-stemmed shrub with open, upright habit
  • 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)
  • Additional Features - Good to know - large, showy bracts. Excellent as a cut flower because of long vase life
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass
  • Place of origin - South Africa
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - poor soil preferred
90cm-1.2m (3-4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2-1.8m (4-6ft)
 

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