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LINDERA praecox

Commonly known as Feverbush

Small yellow flowers in spring and stunning yellow autumn colour
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£30.00 each 

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plant size comparison icon 3 Litre


  • Deciduous - oval or rounded, papery, smooth-surfaced leaves 2.5-9cm (1-3½in) long with blunt or tapered tips, turning golden yellow in autumn
  • Yellow - yellow-green
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • Spread - 7m (23ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright shrub or small tree with glossy, dark brown young branches covered in prominent whitish lenticels. Produces flowers about 6mm (¼in) across in short-stalked clusters in the leaf axils
  • Tree
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble-free
  • Place of origin - China (Anhui, Hubei, Zhejiang), Japan
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Orbicular - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
Lindera - Growing Guide
7m (23ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  7m (23ft)

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