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× Sycoparrotia semidecidua

sycoparrotia

a semi-evergreen shrub to 4m with oblong-elliptic leaves to 8cm long, turning yellow in autumn, and small clusters of reddish flowers in spring

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Size
Ultimate height
2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height
20–50 years
Ultimate spread
2.5–4 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Brown Red Green
Summer Green
Autumn Yellow Green
Winter Green
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or North–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Hamamelidaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Semi evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

x Sycoparrotia are semi-evergreen shrubs with glossy, elliptic leaves and dense clusters of tiny brownish flowers with prominent red anthers

Name status

Correct

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to acid soil in full sun or part shade

Propagation

Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

May be susceptible to honey fungus

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