CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Alf Robbins'

Commonly known as Chilean lantern tree

Pure white form
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CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Alf Robbins'

 
£25.00 £18.75 each 

 

  • Evergreen
    Narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblong, pointed, toothed, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Stiffly branched shrub with upright shoots
  • 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 sun
    Roots need to be shaded and cool
  • Partial shade
    Preferably
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - smaller, slow-growing cultivar. Suitable for a container
  • Pests & Diseases
    trouble free
  • Place of origin
    Chile. Garden origin. Ireland
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern - lantern-shaped flowers 2-2.5cm (¾-1in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Incised see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
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Crinodendron - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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