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Phillyrea latifolia

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height7m to 9m
  • Spread5m to 8m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourWhite-green, yellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Phillyrea latifolia. A small tree with toothed, oval leaves.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

S.W Asia

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • 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.

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly

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