MICROTROPIS petelotii

Evergreen leathery leaves
  • Evergreen
    Leathery, dark green leaves
  • Red
  • White
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Spreading shrub which roots at its nodes. Lax when young getting more dense with age. Flowers are followed by pale violet, elliptical fruit
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

MICROTROPIS petelotii

 
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 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    New to cultivation from the mountains of Vietnam. Grows under forest cover. For a sheltered site
    Place of origin
    Southern China, Vietnam
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to acid soil
    Damp, humus-rich
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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