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(Styracaceae)

Rehderodendron kwangtungense - WWJ11940

Pot Size: 12 litre
Price: £120.00
Description:
Forming a sizeable tree in the wilds of nornthern most Vietnam, which is where Peter Wharton and I gathered this collection in the autumn of 2007. Where this tree was 15-17m tall, luckily the ground surrounding it was strewn with its beaked broad sausage-shaped longitudinally ribbed woody seed to 9cm long. With deciduous oblong-elliptic leaves remotely serrated long tipped foliage 16cm long. The result of the abundant racemes of the Styrax-like (but larger) flowers borne in March-April. Nicknamed as Styrax on steroids here, they have proved to be difficult and expensive to introduce taking as long as 5 years to germinate. Best grown with other trees and shrubs when young, in a moisture retentive possibly acidic to neutral drained fertile soil.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Styracaceae) Rehderodendron kwangtungense WWJ11940
Group Colour Blooms Size
Tree White Spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich moist Shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL seeds
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