EUCRYPHIA lucida

Commonly known as Brush bush, Leatherwood

White flowers to 4cm. Fragrant
Further Reading....
  • 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

EUCRYPHIA lucida

 
Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£18.50 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2024
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • 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.

  • 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

 
£22.50 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

EUCRYPHIA lucida x cordifolia

Brush bush, Leatherwood

greyish foliage, creamy-white flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£18.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Gilt Edge'

Brush bush, Leatherwood

a rare new form with yellow edging to the leaves

 
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£25.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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
£21.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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