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CORYLOPSIS sinensis

Commonly known as Cowslip bush, Winter hazel

(willmottiae) - large shrub or small tree. Lemon-yellow scented flowers in spring
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CORYLOPSIS sinensis

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £17.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Deciduous
    Obovate to oblong leaves to 10cm (4in) long, dark green above and blue-green beneath.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, open, upright to spreading shrub
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - Syn. C. sinensis var. sinensis
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - pendent racemes to 9cm (3½in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Obovate
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CORYLOPSIS sinensis

CORYLOPSIS sinensis 'Spring Purple'

CORYLOPSIS sinensis 'Spring Purple'

Cowslip bush, Winter hazel

Attractive plum coloured new growth which is more pronounced in maturity

 
Large
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£30.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Specimen
£65.00  
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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