LOMATIA tinctoria

Small suckering shrub forming a thicket. Long pinnate leaves and flowers suphur-yellow in bud changing to creamy-white
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LOMATIA tinctoria

 
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.
£25.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen
    2-pinnate, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long, deeply cut into linear-lance-shaped leaflets.
  • Yellow
    Sulphur yellow
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Flowers, 1cm (½in) long are carried im racemes to 10cm (4in) or more, long.
  • 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
    shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin
    Australia(Tasmania)
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Linear
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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