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Symphoricarpos × doorenbosii

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink

Description

Symphoricarpos × doorenbosii. There are about 17 species of deciduous shrubs. They produce elliptical to nearly round leaves. The flowers are small, bell-shaped, pink or white and will bloom in early spring. They are grown for their large crops of distinctive berries. They are fully hardy and will require sun or semi-shade and fertile soil.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Interest and use

Grown mainly for their clusters of showy, long persistent fruits.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow in any moist, well-drained soil in sun or shade, you can propagate from hard-wood cuttings.

Propagation

Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer or by division in the autumn. Take hardwood cuttings in the winter.

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