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ILLICIUM philippinense

Commonly known as Anise

White, pink-tinged flowers

Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£25.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - glossy, dark green lance-shaped leaves 5-7cm (2-2¾in) long, vivid bronze when young
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pale pink
  • White
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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 - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble-free
  • Place of origin - Phillipines
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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