ILLICIUM philippinense

Commonly known as Anise

White, pink-tinged flowers
  • 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

ILLICIUM philippinense

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£20.00 each 
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plant size comparison icon 2 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble-free
    Place of origin
    Phillipines
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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