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(Hamamelidaceae)

Uocodendron whartonii - FMWJ13365

Pot Size: 7.5 litre
Price: £65.00
Description:
A newly described genus discovered by Bleddyn and Sue on a remote hillside forest in the very north of Vietnam on the Chinese border in 2006. Where it was re-generating after being cut back to accommodate a crop of black cardamom, although sizeable trees were also found on our subsequent expedition in 2007. It was obviously a member of the Hamamelidaceae family, by its pink-red flowers consisting of narrow ribbon-like petals, carried in late spring for us so far. Found growing in moist well drained soil in good light. Foliage parchment-like heart-shaped semi-evergreen in our climate emerging a strong purple in colour, slowly fading to a pale green. A 2011 collection accompanied by Aaron Floden and Tom Mitchell.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Hamamelidaceae) Uocodendron whartonii FMWJ13365
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub Pink Spring, summer large
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen autumn colour Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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