AUCUBA himalaica var. dolichophylla

Commonly known as Himalayan laurel

Long, narrow leaves sparsely speckled with yellow. Purple flowers
  • Evergreen
    Narrow, tapered leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Purple-red
  • Height
    1.8m (6ft)
  • Spread
    1.8m (6ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Slow-growing shrub. Flowers are carried in conspicuous sprays
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

AUCUBA himalaica var. dolichophylla

 
Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
£20.00  
Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2024
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    China
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (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.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Except for boggy and waterlogged soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.8m (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.8m (6ft)
 

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