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Pentachondra pumila

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & August
  • Height0.07m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourPurple green

Description

Pentachondra pumila. This is a procumbent shrub with purplish-green crowded leaves. It will bear white flowers in early summer followed by orange fruits.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Australia, New Zealand

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Is difficult to grow, especially in hot, dry areas.

Propagation

Rooted offsets in spring, by semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

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