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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Description

Prinsepia genus. This genus consists of deciduous shrubs, They have arching stems and peeling grey-brown bark. The flowers bloom in the spring with tiny, 5-petalled white or yellow flowers with golden anthers. After which you will find purple-red, cherry-like fruits. They are fully hardy and will need sun and not too dry soil. Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer or by seed in the autumn..

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrants

Origin

Himalayas, China

Interest and use

Grown for their habit, flowers and fruits.

Cultivation

They will grow in any well-drained soil in sun or partial-shade. You may propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn..

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