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PLATYCRATER arguta

Narrow, slightly toothed leaves. Small white flowers in late summer
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  • Deciduous - opposite, narrowly oval to lance-shaped leaves 12.5-20cm (5-8in) long, 2.5-5cm (1-2in) wide, tapering at both ends.
  • White
  • Height - 80cm (32in)
  • Spread - 80cm (32in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - low, sometimes creeping, shrub with hydrangea-like flowers in lax, terminal corymbs. Fertile flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across with 4 broadly ovate petals, sterile flowers, lacking stamens, form a disc to 6cm (¾in) across.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, red spider mite, vine weevils, grey mould(Botrytis), leaf spt, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - Japan, China
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
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Platycrater - Care Guide
80cm (32in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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