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Phebalium squameum. 'Illumination'


Phebalium squameum. 'Illumination' Phebalium squameum. 'Illumination'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Quick growing tall narrow tre that is oustanding for shelter. The aromatic olive-like leaves are long and narrow, attractive yellow and green variegation and silvery white underneath.The small cream flowers appear in spring. It is a very hardy and wind resistant. Will not grow in heavy or wet soils, must be well drained. Requires very little side trimming as a shelter hedge.

 
Genus
Phebalium
Species   squameum.
Cultivar   'Illumination'

Common name
Satin wood

Family name
Rutaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
4 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Avoid clay soils. / Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Avoid wet soil. / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates exposed sites. / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Immaculate / Nourishment / Texture

Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 & PB 18 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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