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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.


Genus of about 50 species of evergreen shrubs and trees from woodlands and mountains in Malaysia, Australasia and Central and South America.

Recent studies have led to the separation of some subjects into Tasmannia.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and trees.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their attractive, aromatic leaves and clusters of star-like flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Malaysia, Australasia, Central and South America.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Drimys - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of DRIMYS

DRIMYS lanceolata

DRIMYS lanceolata  >

Commonly known as: Aromatica, Mountain pepper.
(Tasmania lanceolata) - star-like yellow flowers, borne on bright red stems
£15.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DRIMYS winteri var latifolia

DRIMYS winteri var latifolia  >

Commonly known as: Winter's bark.
Broad leafed form of winteri
£15.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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