EUCRYPHIA

Commonly known as Brush bush

Genus of 7 mainly evergreen trees and shrubs from moist woodland in Chile and Australia.

Like their roots shaded and crown in full sun.

Produces a distinctively flavoured honey. Leatherwood honey from E. lucida in Tasmania and Ulmo fron E. glutinosa in Chile.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Trees and shrubs.
  • Full sun
    Ensure roots are shaded. Shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their habit, foliage and flowers. Wildlife plant - late-flowerer - bees.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Chile, southeastern Australia.
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly

Buy Varieties of EUCRYPHIA

EUCRYPHIA cordifolia

EUCRYPHIA cordifolia

Brush bush, Ulmo

broad columnar tree with wavy-edged leaves and smallish white flowers

 
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EUCRYPHIA x intermedia 'Rostrevor'

EUCRYPHIA x intermedia 'Rostrevor'

Brush bush

deep green fine foliage, flowers white

 
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EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

flowers are pale pink inside with darker pink edges and crimson stamens

 
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EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

a rare new form with yellow edging to the leaves

 
£18.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2023 - 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.
EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

pink flowers with crimson centre

 
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EUCRYPHIA milliganii

EUCRYPHIA milliganii

Brush bush, Mountain leatherwood

free flowering with cup-shaped white flowers. Neat shining dark green leaves. Very hardy and miniature growing at first

 
£20.00 each 
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EUCRYPHIA moorei

EUCRYPHIA moorei

Brush bush, Eastern leatherwood, Pinkwood, Plumwood

a rare species with attractive pinnate leaves. Profuse flowers which are smaller than those of E. glutinosa

 
£25.00 each 
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EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymansay'

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymansay'

Brush bush

excellent form

 
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EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymans Silver'

EUCRYPHIA x nymansensis 'Nymans Silver'

Brush bush

creamy white margins to the leaves in this scarce and attractive form

 
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