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(Araliaceae)

Schefflera macrophylla - BSWJ11842

Pot Size: 20 litre
Price: £300.00
Description:
Undoubtedly the most dramatic species in cultivation at this time (or even exists) which we were pleased to introduce into cultivation in 2007. Originating from seed we collected around the 2000m elevation in the mountains surrounding the old French hillstation of Sapa, in the northern most part of Vietnam. An area which does endure surprisingly cold winters at times, as in snow and ice down to 1,500m. Here it is normally seen as a single stemmed tree at 5-7m tall, topped with a wide canopy of exceptionally large leaves, composed of 3-5 paddle-shaped leaflets combining to form one meter wide leaves on long purple petioles (leaf stem) to over 1m. You may think that would be enough, but on emerging the entire new growth is smothered in a ginger indumentum. Best grown out of strong winds 30lt

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Araliaceae) Schefflera macrophylla BSWJ11842
Group Colour Blooms Size
Tree Brown, Green Late summer, winter medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL berries
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