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Ternstroemia kwangtungensis - FMWJ13402

Pot Size: 7.5 litre
Price: £50.00
Description:
Originating from seed we collected from an exposed ridge on the northern border of Vietnam with China, above the forests of Y Ty in the autumn of 2011. Where it formed small tidy-looking evergreen shrubs, somewhat reminiscent of a dwarf Rhododendron. With thick-textured small ovate leaves 7.5 x 5cm, with bright red small petioles. The branches appearing somewhat whirled giving a tiered effect. Bearing axillary showy small bright red orbicular fruit approximately 1cm across, with conspicuous calyces, resulting from the white flowers born May-June in the wild. Best grown in good light sheltered from freezing winds in an acid to neutral well drained fertile soil with a good quantity of humus added for moisture retention.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Theaceae) Ternstroemia kwangtungensis FMWJ13402
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub White Spring, summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Evergreen Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes RED fruit
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