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Phillyrea angustifolia

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourGreen-white
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Phillyrea angustifolia. The leaves have a olive-like appearance with narrow, lance-shaped leaves, with clusters of tiny greenish cream flowers in the spring.

Characteristics

Semi-evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Mediterranean

Interest and use

Hedging

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grown in moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial-shade. They will tolerate dry conditions once they are established. You can propagate from cuttings.

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly

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