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Commonly known as Nettle tree

Genus of about 70 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs from temperate and tropical regions in both hemispheres. It is usually found in woodlands, on rocky slopes or on riverbanks.

C. australis is one of the contenders for the fruit in Tennyson's "The Lotos-Eaters"

Further Reading....

  • Tree - in maritime climates are usually found as small, multi-stemmed trees. Grown for their form, habit and foliage, which colours well in autumn.
  • Full sun - in colder climates - sun or partial shade in warmer climates.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - temperate and tropical regions of both hemispheres.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - tolerates drier soil in colder climates. Deep fertile well drained soil in warmer climates.

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CELTIS australis

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Commonly known as: Honeyberry, Lote tree, Southern nettle tree.
Young twigs olive green, leaves downy underneath
£16.00 each
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