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(Illiciaceae)

Illicium majus - WWJ11919

Pot Size: 15 litre
Price: £55.00
Description:
A very distinct species which it is easy to see the affinity to Magnolia in, with the large glossy foliage, combined with the unmistakable (star-anise-like) seed capsules renders it easily identifiable even when the scented white to red flowers are not to be seen. Not flowered for us yet, but is stated to be April-June in the wild while fruiting July to October. From a collection gathered with Peter Wharton from a small to medium tree in the forests bordering with China in the very north of Vietnam in 2007. Easily grown in a moisture retentive drained fertile soil in sun to light shade, best sheltered from freezing winds.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Illiciaceae) Illicium majus WWJ11919
Group Colour Blooms Size
Tree White Summer, late summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL pods
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