Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Moist, acidic, well drained soil.
Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Stachyurus praecox requires protection from cold winds and late spring frost once the leaves emerge.
Flowering Period: March.
Flower Colour: Pale yellow
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Stachyurus praecox grows to be a medium sized, rounded shrub.
Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Notes: Stachyurus praecox will grow in full sun as long as it is planted in a soil which remains moist all year round. As a general rule of thumb, it is usually a little less demanding in a position with partial shade or dappled sunlight.