MALLOTUS japonicus

Small flowers in white downy panicles. Dioecious
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Attractive, large, roundish leaves, pink when young, tapering to the apex with a long, slender point. Coated in down when young
  • Cream
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree
  • 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)
  • Against a wall
    Would suit a sheltered south-facing wall
  • Full sun

MALLOTUS japonicus

 
£25.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Sometimes flowers in spring. Requires a hot summer to flower well
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    China, Japan, Korea
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Pyramidal panicles
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (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
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
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Mallotus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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