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Griselinia littoralis ‘Variegata’

Broadleaf

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height3.5m to 4.5m
  • Spread2.5m to 3.5m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow-green
  • Leaf ColourVariegated
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Griselinia littoralis ‘Variegata’ (Broadleaf). An evergreen, upright shrub with a dense, bushy growth habit. Leaves are leathery, bright green with creamy white margins. In late spring, inconspicuous, yellow-green flowers are borne.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Hedging, specimen. Year-round interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Restrict growth and trim hedges in early summer.

Propagation

Prune in late spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to fungal leaf spot.

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