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(Hamamelidaceae)

Rhodoleia aff. henryi - BSWJ11782

Pot Size: 12 litre
Price: £80.00
Description:
A very striking member of the witch hazel family that forms a sizeable tree in the wild, although only likely to obtain the size of a large evergreen shrub in gardens. From one of our seed collections gathered on a memorable day in Y Tý in northern Vietnam on the border with China. Where it had formed a large shrub with lax branches of dark green ovate-elliptic thick textured leaves to 10cm long. Still retaining the 4-lockuled seed capsules containing the small winged seed which had succeeded the dark red flowers which consisted of many 3cm long spatulate petals March to May. Best grown with some shelter from freezing winds in full sun to encourage flowering in a well drained fertile soil with some added humus. **** This plant is in a 40 lt container for collection only.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Hamamelidaceae) Rhodoleia aff. henryi BSWJ11782
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub Red Spring, summer large
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes
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