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(Lardizabalaceae)

Holboellia latifolia - HWJCM008

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £20.00
Description:
Seedling from our original plants, from a collection gathered with Dan Hinkley and friends in Central Nepal in 1995. A vigorous woody-stemmed evergreen, twining climber to 6m, with leaves composed of five or more, leathery dark green glossy leaflets. Bearing in spring an abundance of separate male (flared pale lilac) & female (plump, palest pink), highly scented flowers, followed by white-purple sausage-shaped edible fruit. Best grown in a sheltered site out of freezing winds in a fertile well drained soil with some moisture retention. Closely related to and similar in habit to Stauntonia.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Lardizabalaceae) Holboellia latifolia HWJCM008
Group Colour Blooms Size
Climber Lilac, Pink Early spring, spring medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Nepal
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes EDIBLE fruit
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