PHYSOCARPUS opulifolius 'All Black'

Commonly known as Nine bark

Dark purple-red leaves

PHYSOCARPUS opulifolius 'All Black'

 
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  • Deciduous
    Broadly ovate, 3-lobed, doubly toothed leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • White
    With pink tinge
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, thicket-forming shrub with arching branches, spreading by suckers. Small flowers are followed by clusters of bladder-like, green-flushed, red fruit
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    trouble free
  • Place of origin
    North America
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Purple - purple-red
  • Leaf margin
    Double Serrate see photos above
  • Lobed
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • 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
  • Pruning group 2 - Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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