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Skimmia reevesiana

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  • Skimmia reevesiana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Skimmia reevesiana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
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Features

  • FruitsSeptember
  • Height0.7m to 1m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite shades
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Skimmia reevesiana. This is a creeping shrub with pale green margined green leaves.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

S.E Asia, E.Siberia, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines

Interest and use

Spring interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Skimmias are shade-lovers and grow very well with rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias. They need a moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil.

Propagation

Propagate by seed in autumn or from semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Too much sun or poor soil may cause chlorosis.

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