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Tall ShrubSmall, cup-shaped, magnolia-like flowers from furry, copper coloured buds
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Full sunShelter from cold, drying winds
MICHELIA x foggii 'Allspice'
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesScale insects, red spider mites under glass. Honey fungus, coral spotPlace of originGarden origin
Burncoose SpecialitiesMagnolias - smaller gardens
Garden Location/ConditionsSuitable for small gardens
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
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(see photos above)Ovate (see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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 PlantsScented flowersRichly fragrant
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich.Neutral to acid soil