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Torreya taxifolia

Stinking cedar

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Features

  • Height8m to 12m
  • Growth HabitUpright conical
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Torreya taxifolia (Stinking cedar). This species of evergreen tree will grow to about 12m with green glossy leaves which have a convex above. The fruits are 25-30mm.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Florida

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will grow in a variety of soils, from chalk to heavy clay and poor sand.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or by grafting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible.

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