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Phellodendron chinense

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height6m to 10m
  • Spread6m to 13m
  • Growth HabitUpright hemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourGreen yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Phellodendron chinense. This species is a deciduous tree that will grow to about 10m with thin dark grey-brown bark. The leaflets are oblong to lanceolate and 7-14cm they have a yellow-green above and a pale green underside.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

C. China

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage which colours well in autumn.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They are extremely hardy they will tolerate both frost and harsh sun, they will prefer protection from harsh winds. They grow well in full sun with fertile, well-drained soil. You can germinate the seeds in spring, or propagate from cuttings or by grafting or layering in summer.

Propagation

You can germinate the seeds in spring, or propagate from cuttings such as root cuttings in the winter or by grafting or layering in summer.

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