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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

DAPHNE odora f.alba

Commonly known as Winter daphne

(var leucantha) - pure white flowered form
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£35.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - leathery, glossy, dark green leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • White
  • Height - to 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - to 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - rounded shrub. Flowers, mainly in terminal clusters of 10-15 or more, to 1.5cm (½in) across. Produces fleshy, red spherical fruit
  • 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 sun
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant - These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - all daphnes resent transplanting
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, grey mould, viruses
  • Place of origin - China, Japan
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblanceolate - 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
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - very fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich but not dry. Mulch to keep roots cool
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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to 1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  to 1.5m (5ft)
 

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