EUCRYPHIA lucida

Commonly known as Brush bush, Leatherwood

White flowers to 4cm. Fragrant
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EUCRYPHIA lucida

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£18.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly oblong to oblong-lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves to 5cm (2in) long, glaucous beneath.
  • White
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
  • 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
    Site so that roots are shaded. Shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin
    Australia (Tasmania)
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped - to 5cm (2in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • 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
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Buy Varieties of EUCRYPHIA lucida

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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

 
£18.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

Brush bush, Leatherwood

Greyish foliage, creamy-white flowers

 
£18.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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 Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. 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

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£20.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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