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Skimmia japonica Male


Skimmia japonica Male

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A stiff dense mound forming shrub. Obovate green broad leaves. Large clusters of abundant small sweetly scented white flowers in spring and summer. This is a male form so will help a female form produce more berries if planted near this plant. They grow best in partial shade on well drained but good soil, with adequate moisture. Not as many flowers result if planted in heavy shade. Hardy to cold.

 
Genus
Skimmia
Species   japonica
Cultivar   Male

Common name
Skimmia

Family name
Rutaceae
Place of origin
China


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

Soil Type
Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Prefers a semi-shaded site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Immaculate / Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Dwarf, height 0.3 and 1 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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