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Edgeworthia papyrifera


Edgeworthia papyrifera

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Medium sized shrub with distinct erect thick branches, topped by long gren leaves. In Japan the bark traditionally provides high quality paper. Clusters of fragrant white/yellow flowers winter into spring appear before the leaves. Frost hardy, prefers a sheltered site, avoid dry soil.

 
Genus
Edgeworthia
Species   papyrifera
Cultivar  

Common name
Paperbush

Family name
Thymelaeaceae
Place of origin
China


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Frost hardy / Prefers a semi-shaded site

Flowering shrub

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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