CORYLOPSIS sinensis 'Spring Purple'

Commonly known as Cowslip bush, Winter hazel

Attractive plum coloured new growth which is more pronounced in maturity
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CORYLOPSIS sinensis 'Spring Purple'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Large £30.00 each 
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.
Specimen £65.00  
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Oval to oblong leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous open to upright 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 'Spring Purple'. Flowers appear before the leaf buds are fully open.
  • 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 8cm (3in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong 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
  • 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)
 

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