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STAPHYLEA trifolia var pauciflora

Commonly known as American bladdernut


 

  • Deciduous - leaves in threes, finely pointed and sharply serrated, each leaf 10cm (4in) long and 5cm (2in) wide
  • Cream
  • Height - 4.5m (15ft)
  • Spread - 4.5m (15ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, heavily branched shrub or small tree. Bladder-like fruit, to 6cm (2½in) long, which ripen from green to reddish brown follow flowers
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble-free
  • Place of origin - eastern USA
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - bell-shaped 1cm (½in) long
  • Panicles - pendent panicles 5cm (2in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Pruning group 2 - Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
4.5m (15ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4.5m (15ft)
 

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