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(Trochodendraceae)

Tetracentron sinense v. himalense - WJC13818

Pot Size: 5 litre
Price: £65.00
Description:
One of those memorable moments was when stopping on one of the Himalayan trails at 2930m I scanned the tree canopy with my binoculars. ‘’God it’s a Tetracentron’’ I blurted, having seen one a month earlier, but the Chinese form. This was 30m tall with large ovate-orbicular long slender tipped glossy thicker textured leaves on red petioles. The longer catkins of golden yellow seed were 20-25cm in length, the result of the yellow flowers born in summer, long enough not to be hidden by the foliage. Should form a small tree in gardens.Best grown in an acidic to neutral fertile drained soil, although lime tolerant. It is naturally a woodland plant, but flowers more profusely in sun. 1.5 m tall plants offered.

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Trochodendraceae) Tetracentron sinense v. himalense WJC13818
Group Colour Blooms Size
Tree Yellow Summer, autumn small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold Sikkim
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL seeds
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