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Helwingia japonica

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Features

  • Height1.3m to 1.5m
  • Spread1.1m to 1.5m
  • Leaf ColourOlive green with, pale underside

Description

Helwingia japonica. This species is a deciduous shrub with ovate to elliptic olive green leaves with a paler beneath. The single flowers are followed by black fruits.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

E. Asia - China, Japan

Interest and use

Grown for botanical interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer.

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