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Lindera megaphylla

Feverbush

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Features

  • Height12m to 20m
  • Growth HabitBranched oval
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourDark green brown

Description

Lindera megaphylla (Feverbush). An evergreen branched shrub or tree to 20m. Branches are brownish with green elliptical leaves; flowers are yellow green and are borne in umbels. Though tolerant of extreme cold, they grow well if protected from late spring frosts.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub or Tree

Origin

China

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage, which is often aromatic, and also its autumn colour.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They grow in partial-shade with acidic humus-rich soil. Though tolerant of extreme cold, they grow well if protected from late spring frosts. You can propagate from seed or cuttings.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or cuttings.

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